As we are approaching the holiday season, it's an excellent time to remember our fallen and their ultimate sacrafice; another way to remember them is to sponsor a wreath.  Sponsoring a wreath through Wreaths Across America is easy.  Whether at Saratoga National Cemetery or another cemetery where you wish to have a wreath placed. Just click on the image to enter Wreaths Across America.  Simply click on the DONATE at the bottom of their page.  Thank you.

The Patriot Guard Riders of Eastern New York have once again been granted Group Sponsorship status within the Wreaths Across America organization. So what does our Group Sponsorship status mean? Well for every two wreaths that are ordered - using our group code – Wreaths Across America will donate another wreath - we get 3 for 2. 


To sponsor a wreath at Saratoga National Cemetery click HERE.

If you would rather mail in an order, click ORDER FORM.


Thank you.




Dedication Mission

MajGen Harold J. Green Dedication Ceremony

US Army KIA - WoT

Guilderland, New York - 03 Aug 2017



On August 3, 2017, a portion of NY State Route 146 will be designated as the "Major General Harold J. Greene Memorial Highway". General Greene was the highest-ranking American military officer to be killed in a combat zone since the Vietnam War.

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, General Greene grew up in Schenectady, NY, graduated from Guilderland High School, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy and spent 34 years in the military. At the age of 52, General Greene was killed in Afghanistan in 2014 when a gunman fired on military officials at an academy near Kabul, Afghanistan. General Greene was buried at Arlington National Cemetery on August 14, 2017.

The portion of the renamed highway begins at the intersection of routes 20 and 146 in Guilderland and continues south to the intersection of Route 146 and Ostrander Road.

The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to have the opportunity to render dignity, honor and respect for the life and service of United States Army Major General Harold J. Greene, a true American Hero.


Primary Staging Time: 2:15 P.M.
Guilderland Town Hall
5209 Western Tpk.
(Route 20)
Guilderland, New York - 12084
Ride Captain:
Ray Sestak
Special Instructions:
Staging at the Town Hall with flag line on the walkway of the main entrance for the arrival of family and guests. Members will then move inside and re-form the flag line for dedication ceremonies.
Flags & Water:
Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Ray Sestak
Position: Assistant State Captain

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 12445
Rochester, NY 14612

Or you may donate by credit card or Paypal


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