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Honor Mission

Raymond Michael, Veteran
USA - Korea
Lackawana, New York -12 Mar 2017

We have been requested to stand in Honor of US Army and Korean War Veteran Raymond "Ray" Michael. Mr. Michael served from 1950-1954, and saw much action during the Korean War. He was involved in the infamous Battle for Heartbreak Ridge in September-October 1951. Mr. Michael served with a Chemical Corps, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was Honorably Discharged with the rank of Staff Sergeant. For his brave Service to our Nation, SSG Michael earned: Army Good Conduct Medal; Combat Infantry Badge; National Defense Service Medal; Korean Service Medal w/2 Battle Stars; United Nations Service Medal.


Primary Staging Time:3:30 P.M.
Colonial Memorial Chapel
3003 South Park Avenue (Rt. 62)
Lackawana, New York - 14218
Ride Captain:
Don Becker
Special Instructions:
Flag Line for Calling Hours4:00-8:00 PM.
We will be joined by Hogs & Heroes Foundation.
Mr. Michael is the Grand Uncle of HHF Chapter 3 President Karl Hinterberger. Please help support this Mission for whatever period you are able in Honor of a True American Hero. Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Army flag, and dress for the expected cold weather.
Flags & Water:
Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Don Higgins
Senior Ride Captain
PGRNY Region-1

ROC HOTH Warehouse

The Rochester Area Warehouse can always use your gently used furniture. Presently this program is in the Rochester, NY area only with pickups within the following zip codes: 146XX; 14445; 14467; 14468; 14514; 14515; 14534; 14559; 14580; 14586.

The 2018 ROC HOTH Warehouse Saturday schedule:
April 14
May 12
June 16
July 14
August 11
September 15
October 13
November 17
December 8

The above schedule is subject to change. Please visit our Facebook page, PGRNY - HOTH for detailed information.

If you have items that meet the criteria, are located in the Rochester area, and would like us to pickup those items, please go to the Help On The Homefront - Donate Items section and fill out the Furniture Donation Pick-up Request Form or call us at 585-866-1747 leaving us a message on our answering service with the reason for your call. You are welcome to bring your donations to the ROC Warehouse by appointment only. Call to schedule your appointment for dropping off your donations today! Your donations are GREATLY appreciated and tax deductible.


PGRNY is an all volunteer 501c3 organization. Donations support our mission of honoring the fallen and Veterans and are tax deductible.

Checks payable to Patriot Guard Riders of NY may be sent to:

PO Box 637

Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Or you may donate by credit card or Paypal


Another way to donate is when shopping at Amazon.  Use AmazonSmile and a portion of the sale goes to PGRNY.  Thank You!

AmazonSmiles - PGRNY

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