Naperville, Illinois.August 16, 2006..The funeral services of 22 year old Army Sgt. Bradley H. Beste, of the 1st Calvary Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany. He was killed in Ramadi, Iraq when a makeshift bomb exploded near his Humvee...Services were held at St. Raphael Church and attended by friends and family and the Patriot Guards. The group is a nation wide independent motorcycle organization with the mission to attend the funeral services of fallen servicemen as invited guests of the family. They have two basic objectives: to show their respect for the deceased, and families and second to protect the family and friends from protesters.