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Honor Mission

SGT Roshain Euvince Brooks
Active Duty, KIA

United States Army - WoT

MULTI-CITY, New York - 24 - 25 Aug 2017
 
Note: Friday staging location has changed.


ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of SGT Roshain Euvince Brooks has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services.  Killed In combat on 13 August while engaging the enemy, SGT Brooks, 30, a Paratrooper, was part of a cannon crew assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment. SGT Allen L Sticker, 22, of Arlington Texas also lost his life when an artillery shell from a towed M777 howitzer, a 155 mm artillery piece exploded prematurely. Five others were wounded in the blast.

Sergeant Brooks has been posthumously awarded the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal and Combat Badge.

This is a three part mission:
24 Aug 17: PGR Flag Line at church for arrival and dignified transfer of Sgt. Brooks.
25 Aug 17: PGR Flag Line at Church for the arrival and dignified transfer of Sgt. Brooks, followed by escort to cemetery.

NY ARNG performing Honors.

The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to have the opportunity to stand for and demonstrate dignity, honor and respect for the life and service of SGT Roshain E. Brooks, American Hero.


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 24 Aug 2017
Primary Staging Time: 5:15 P.M.

Family of the First Born Church
220 Remsen Ave
Brooklyn, New York - 11212

Ride Captain:

Wayne Cohen
PGRWayne@gmail.com
516.729.9869

Special Instructions:

This stage of the mission is Flag Line only for arrival and dignified transfer of Sgt Brooks. PGR will stand down upon completion of dignified transfer.

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.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 25 Aug, 2017
Staging #2 Time: 7:45 A.M. at FH.    

Additional staging locations from RC Pete Jepson:
1st stage: Gulf station Ronkonkoma Ave. & N. Service LIE KSU 5:30am
2nd stage:  Old Wauldbaums 336 N. Broadway Jericho ( Rt107) KSU 6:15am
Family at Funeral Home 8am. Remember your flags.
Harmony Funeral Home
2200 Clarendon Road
Brooklyn, New York

Ride Captain:

Wayne Cohen
PGRWayne@gmail.com
516.729.9869

Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival and dignified transfer of Sgt Brooks at approximately 8 AM.
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At approximately 10:30AM, we will then provide an escort for Sergeant Brooks to his final resting place among fellow American Heroes in Calverton National Cemetery.
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This is likely to be a mile-long procession, mostly at or near highway speeds. Please be sure your flags are securely attached, and ensure that you have ample fuel for this 70 mile escort.


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.

STAGING #3 DETAILS: 25 Aug, 2017
Staging #3 Time: 12:30 P.M.

Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Blvd
Calverton, New York - 11933

Ride Captain:

Karen Wirth
dblk28@aol.com

Special Instructions:

Meet at Rest Area behind Administration. Interment services scheduled for 1:30 PM.

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.



Submitted By: Ray Sestak
Position: Assistant State Captain

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