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Honor Mission

Nicholas Alan Warden, Veteran
Cheektowaga, New York - 29 Aug 2017


We have the distinct Honor of being requested to stand for a True American Hero. Nicholas Alan Warden was killed on 7 July 2017 in Syria while battling against ISIS as a volunteer, fighting alongside the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG). Prior to his volunteer fighting, Nicholas served our Nation in the U.S. Army for over 4-1/2 years (2007-2011) as a Infantryman, including 24 months of Deployments. Honorably Discharged on 3 November 2011 with a rank of Sergeant (E-5), Nicholas earned the following awards: Army Commendation Medal w/V Device; Army Commendation Medal; Army Achievement Medal; Army Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/2 Campaign Stars; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; NATO Medal; Combat Infantryman Badge.
Please see this link for a news article: https://tinyurl.com/ydd6jrkd

Primary Staging Time: 1:00 P.M.

Pietszak Funeral Home
2400 William Street
Cheektowaga, New York - 14206

Ride Captain:

Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family and friends.
Calling Hours from 2:00-4:00 PM and 6:00-8:00 PM.
Service with Military Honors at 7:00 PM.
No Cemetery, No Escort.
Please do whatever you're able to help Honor the exemplary Service and ultimate Sacrifice of Nicholas Alan Warden, and to support his very loving and proud family.
Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American Flag or U.S. Army flag, dress for the weather, and bring a beverage for 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, SRC, Reg-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:
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


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