The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to report that for the first time since the inception of the Wreaths Across America program, on December 16, 2017, a Holiday Wreath was placed on every gravesite at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville, NY. The Patriot Guard Riders, along with several thousand community volunteers respectfully placed those wreaths, but much more importantly, took the time to honor and remember over 11,000 of our fallen soldiers, sailors and airmen resting in that place of honor.

We wish to sincerely thank everyone who made that goal a reality, particularly those who contributed via the PGRNY “Three For Two” program. Through that program, fully 100% of your contribution went toward the sponsorship of wreaths, with a total of almost 3,800 wreaths (over 1/3 of the total) provided….a truly outstanding effort.

Now that the bar has been set, we look forward to achieving that goal each and every year going forward, and we are confident that with your generous help and support, we can do just that. Once again, our heartfelt thanks for honoring and remembering our fallen heroes.






Honor Mission

Peter P. Carbone, Veteran


East Amherst, New York - 12 Aug 2017



We have been requested to stand in Honor of U.S. Air Force veteran Peter P. Carbone, who passed away on August 7th. Mr. Carbone Served Active Duty for almost 4 years from 1954-1958. His Air Force Specialty Code was 56650A-Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Specialist, and his duty included almost 2 years of Foreign Service, as well as an assignment with the Syracuse Air Defense Sector. Mr. Carbone was Honorably Discharged on 5 September 1958 with the rank of Airman First Class, and he was awarded the Air Force Good Conduct Medal and National Defense Service Medal.


Primary Staging Time: 08:15 A.M.
Dengler, Roberts, Perna Funeral Home
8630 Transit Road
East Amherst, New York - 14051
Ride Captain:
Pat Jordan
Special Instructions:
Flag Line for arrival of family and friends.
Prayer Service at 9:15 A.M.
Followed by Dignified Escort to:

St. Pius X RC Church
1700 North French Road
Getzville, NY, 14068.

Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM.
Followed by Dignified Escort to:

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
3063 Harlem Road
Cheektowaga, NY 14225
for Burial with Military Honors.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Acknowledging that we have a high-profile Mission at the same time for our friend, fellow PGR member and Army Veteran Dick Tracy, we need to ensure that Mr. Carbone is rendered proper Honors as well. Please do what you're able to support one of these Missions.

Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Air Force flag, and dress for the weather.
Please ensure your large bike flags are properly placed and securely attached, and bring water for sufficient hydration.
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: Don Higgins
Position: SRC, 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:
March 10
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 12445
Rochester, NY 14612

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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