Retired Army Lt. Gen. Rienzi laid to rest at Punchbowl

By BJ WeinerDecember 30, 2010

Sherri Bulkley, daughter of retired Army Lt. Gen. Thomas M. Rienzi, accepts the American flag from Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, U.S. Army Pacific commander Dec. 30 at Rienzi's memorial service at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) where his remains were interred. Rienzi died Dec. 15 at Tripler Army Medical Center. (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner)
1 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sherri Bulkley, daughter of retired Army Lt. Gen. Thomas M. Rienzi, accepts the American flag from Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, U.S. Army Pacific commander Dec. 30 at Rienzi's memorial service at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) where his remains were interred. Rienzi died Dec. 15 at Tripler Army Medical Center. (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner) (Photo Credit: B.J. Weiner) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon accepts the folded American flag from Master Sgt. Gerry Simard, 516th Signal Brigade, who commanded the flag detail at the memorial service Dec. 30 for retired Army Lt. Gen. Thomas M. Rienzi. Rienzi passed away Dec. 15 at Tripler Army Medical Center at 91. (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner)
2 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon accepts the folded American flag from Master Sgt. Gerry Simard, 516th Signal Brigade, who commanded the flag detail at the memorial service Dec. 30 for retired Army Lt. Gen. Thomas M. Rienzi. Rienzi passed away Dec. 15 at Tripler Army Medical Center at 91. (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner) (Photo Credit: BJ Weiner) VIEW ORIGINAL
A color guard from the 311th Signal Command presents arms at the memorial service for retired Army Lt. Gen. Thomas M. Rienzi, who passed away Dec. 15 at Tripler Army Medical Center at age 91.  Rienzi was laid to rest at Dec. 30 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) Dec. 30 with full military honors. (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner)
3 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A color guard from the 311th Signal Command presents arms at the memorial service for retired Army Lt. Gen. Thomas M. Rienzi, who passed away Dec. 15 at Tripler Army Medical Center at age 91. Rienzi was laid to rest at Dec. 30 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) Dec. 30 with full military honors. (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner) (Photo Credit: BJ Weiner) VIEW ORIGINAL
Master Sgt. Gerry Simard, 516th Signal Brigade, renders honors to the American flag that accompanied the remains of retired Army Lt. Gen. Thomas M. Rienzi Dec. 30 during his memorial ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl). Rienzi died Dec. 15 at Tripler Army Medical Center. He was 91. (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner)
4 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Master Sgt. Gerry Simard, 516th Signal Brigade, renders honors to the American flag that accompanied the remains of retired Army Lt. Gen. Thomas M. Rienzi Dec. 30 during his memorial ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl). Rienzi died Dec. 15 at Tripler Army Medical Center. He was 91. (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner) (Photo Credit: BJ Weiner) VIEW ORIGINAL
A 15-canon salute to retired Army Lt. Gen. Thomas M. Rienzi thundered throughout the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) Dec. 30. Rienzi was interred there with full military honors. He passes away Dec. 15 at Tripler Army Medical Center at 91. (U.S. Army Photo by B.J. Weiner)
5 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A 15-canon salute to retired Army Lt. Gen. Thomas M. Rienzi thundered throughout the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) Dec. 30. Rienzi was interred there with full military honors. He passes away Dec. 15 at Tripler Army Medical Center at 91. (U.S. Army Photo by B.J. Weiner) (Photo Credit: BJ Weiner) VIEW ORIGINAL
Hawaii State Representative Gene Ward present Sherri Bulkley with a citation from the Hawaii State House of Representatives honoring her father retired Army Lt. Gen. Thomas M. Rienzi, at his memorial ceremony Dec. 30 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl). Rienzi passed away Dec. 15 at Tripler Army Medical Center. He was 91. (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner)
6 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Hawaii State Representative Gene Ward present Sherri Bulkley with a citation from the Hawaii State House of Representatives honoring her father retired Army Lt. Gen. Thomas M. Rienzi, at his memorial ceremony Dec. 30 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl). Rienzi passed away Dec. 15 at Tripler Army Medical Center. He was 91. (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner) (Photo Credit: BJ Weiner) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commander of the U.S. Army Pacific, leads the family of retired Army Lt. Gen. Thomas M. Rienzi, to a waiting car to take them to Rienzi's interment. Rienzi, who passed away Dec. 15 at Tripler Army Medical Center at 91, received full military honors during his memorial ceremony Dec. 30 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl). (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner)
7 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commander of the U.S. Army Pacific, leads the family of retired Army Lt. Gen. Thomas M. Rienzi, to a waiting car to take them to Rienzi's interment. Rienzi, who passed away Dec. 15 at Tripler Army Medical Center at 91, received full military honors during his memorial ceremony Dec. 30 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl). (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner) (Photo Credit: BJ Weiner) VIEW ORIGINAL
Disabled Veterans of America member Archie Loo watched the memorial ceremony Dec. 30 for retired Army Lt. Gen. Thomas M. Rienzi, who passed away Dec. 15 at Tripler Army Medical Center. A veteran of three wars, World War II, Korea and Vietnam, Rienzi spent his retirement years in Hawaii championing veterans' rights.  His remains were interred at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) after receiving full military honors. (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner)
8 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Disabled Veterans of America member Archie Loo watched the memorial ceremony Dec. 30 for retired Army Lt. Gen. Thomas M. Rienzi, who passed away Dec. 15 at Tripler Army Medical Center. A veteran of three wars, World War II, Korea and Vietnam, Rienzi spent his retirement years in Hawaii championing veterans' rights. His remains were interred at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) after receiving full military honors. (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner) (Photo Credit: BJ Weiner) VIEW ORIGINAL