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Honor Mission

Joseph D. Phillips, Veteran
USA - WoT
Hopewell Jct, Poughkeepsie, New York - 17 & 18 Aug 2017


ABOUT THE MISSION:

Joseph D. Phillips, 33, died unexpectedly on August 8, 2017. He was born on September 28, 1983 in Savanna, GA and was raised in the Poughkeepsie area. He was a 2002 graduate of Arlington High School, attended Richmond University, and received his Master's Degree from St. Leo University.

Sgt. 1st Class Phillips proudly served our country in the US Army from 2004 until his retirement in 2011, and had served in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kuwait during Operating Enduring Freedom. As a decorated soldier, Joseph was the recipient of many awards and medals including the Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War of Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Marksmanship Qual Badge, and Driver and Mechanic Badge. He was also a proud member of the Audy Murphy Club.

The family has asked that we honor Joseph with a flag line and escort to his resting place.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 6-8 pm at the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 11 am at the Ebenezer Baptist Church, 16 Smith Street, Poughkeepsie followed by burial at Wappingers Rural Cemetery with military honors.


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 17 Aug 2017
Primary Staging Time: 4:45 P.M.

REGION 7 DETAILS

DD1 (Dunkin Donuts at 3399 Crompond Rd,

KSU: 5:00 pm SHARP
Yorktown Heights, New York -


Ride Captain:

John Tibbs
cell 914 649-8063


Special Instructions:

REGION 6 Staging Details:

Thursday 8/17/2017, 5:15 pm. at Mobil Gas Station, 1563 Route 82, just off Taconic State Parkway.


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.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 18 Aug, 2017
Staging #2 Time: 8:30 A.M.

REGION 7 Staging Details:

DD1 (Dunkin Donuts at 3399 Crompond Rd,
Yorktown Heights, New York

KSU: 8:45 am SHARP

Ride Captain:

John Tibbs
cell 914 649-8063


Special Instructions:

REGION 6 Staging Details:
Friday Staging: 8/18/2017, 9:15 am
           McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction
 
(We will escort family from funeral home to church.)


Flags & Water:

Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
Large Bike Flags will be needed
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
  
Submitted by:
John Tibbs
PGRNY R7, SRC

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Any time is a good 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.

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