Official state funeral schedule released for President George H.W. Bush

HOUSTON (FOX 26) — The U.S. Army Military District of Washington has released the official schedule of the state funeral for former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away on Friday at the age of 94.

STAGE ONE: Houston, Texas

Monday, December 3, 10:30 a.m. CST Departure Ceremony Ellington Field

** Former President Bush’s remains will depart Ellington Field, Houston, Texas and will be flown to Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. **

STAGE TWO: Washington, D.C.

Monday, December 3, 3:30 p.m. EST Arrival Ceremony Joint Base Andrews

Monday, December 3, 4:45 p.m. EST Arrival Ceremony U.S. Capitol

Monday, December 3, 5:00 p.m. EST Lie in State* U.S. Capitol

Wednesday, December 5, 10:00 a.m. EST Departure Ceremony U.S. Capitol

Wednesday, December 5, 11:00 a.m. EST Arrival and Funeral Washington National Cathedral

Wednesday, December 5, 12:30 p.m. EST Departure Ceremony Washington National Cathedral

Wednesday, December 5, 1:15 p.m. EST Departure Ceremony Joint Base Andrews

*Following a short service, former President Bush’s remains will lie in state in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, Monday, December 3, at 7:30 p.m. until Wednesday, December 5, at 8:45 a.m. with a guard of honor in attendance.

** Former President Bush’s remains will depart Joint Base Andrews, Maryland and will be flown to Ellington Field, Houston, Texas. **

STAGE THREE: Houston, Spring, and College Station, Texas

Wednesday, December 5, 4:30 p.m. CST Arrival Ceremony Ellington Field

Wednesday December 5, 5:45 p.m. CST Arrival Ceremony St. Martin’s Episcopal Church

Wednesday December 5, 6:45 p.m. CST Lie in Repose* St. Martin’s Episcopal Church

Thursday, December 6, 10:00 a.m. CST Funeral Service St. Martin’s Episcopal Church

Thursday, December 6, 11:15 a.m. CST Departure Ceremony St. Martin’s Episcopal Church

Thursday, December 6, 12:30 p.m. CST Departure Ceremony Union Pacific Railroad Westfield Auto Facility

Thursday, December 6, 3:45 p.m. CST Arrival Ceremony Texas A&M University

Thursday, December 6, 4:15 p.m. CST Arrival and Interment George Bush Presidential Library & Museum

*Former President Bush’s remains will lie in repose at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, Wednesday, December 5, at 6:45 p.m. until Thursday, December 6, at 6:00 a.m. with a guard of honor in attendance.

** Former President Bush’s remains will depart St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, Houston, and be transported by motorcade to Union Pacific Railroad Westfield Auto Facility, Spring, Texas. President Bush’s remains will then be transported by funeral car (train) to College Station, Texas. **

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