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Honor Mission

Lt Col Jerome P. Rizzo, Retired, Veteran

USMC - GW/ODS, WoT

Lansing, New York - 18 Apr 2017


ABOUT THE MISSION:

Members,
We have been invited to stand in Honor of Lt Col Jerome P. Rizzo. Lt Col Rizzo was a highly decorated F-18 pilot of the war in Iraq and only retired in 2012. He leaves a wife and two daughters.
He served in the Gulf War, Afghanistan, and Iraq. After 21 years service Lt Col Rizzo retired from active duty. On April 12, 2017 our highly decorated Combat Veteran died of a brain tumor.


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 18 Apr 2017

Primary Staging Time: 2:30 P.M. New time - updated Mon 4/17
Lansing Funeral Home
32 Auburn Road
Lansing, New York - 14882
Ride Captain:
Paul "Pag" Liaro
Special Instructions:
Calling Hours are 3:00 to 6:00 PM - starts earlier than previously posted.

Please dress for the weather, it looks to be mild on Tuesday.
I hope we have a good turn out for this patriot who died much too soon.
Flags & Water:
Flags Will Be Needed, please bring your own.
Large Bike Flags will be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.


STAGING #2 DETAILS: 19 Apr, 2017

Staging #2 Time: 9:00 A.M.    Note new time
Lansing Funeral Home
32 Auburn Road
Lansing, New York - 14882
Ride Captain:
Paul "Pag" Liaro
Special Instructions:
Staging at 9:00 AM for the escort to
St. Catherine of Sienna Church
302 St. Catherine Circle, Ithaca, NY
(Just a short distance from Cayuga Hts. NY) for the funeral.

There is a chance of scattered T-storm forecast for Wed. I hope we have a good turn out for this patriot who died much too soon.


Nigel Heaton
Assistant State Captain
PGR NY
Regions 1, 2, 3
Flags & Water:
Flags Will Be Needed, please bring your own.
Large Bike Flags will be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

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