Honor Mission

Ronald J. Welsh, Veteran

Schuylerville, New York - 09 Apr 2018


The family of Mr. Ronald John Welsh has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Ronald, 60, passed on Monday, April 2, 2018.

Ronald served in the United States Army and the Army National Guard for over 21 years and was a veteran of the Gulf War. He worked as an Indirect Fire Infantryman (MOS11C10) and a Military Policeman (MOS 95B20). For his service, he was awarded the Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Good Conduct Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal w/Bronze Service Star, Southwest Asia Service Medal w/two Bronze Service Stars, Army Lapel Button, Expert Badge (Hand Grenade), Overseas Service Bar, Comdat Patch, Sharpshooter Badge (Rifle) and Expert Badge (.45 cal.). He was honorably discharged a the rank of SP4.

He worked for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, performing logistical duties in providing disaster relief, and was a member of the Lansingburgh VFW.

Primary Staging Time: 10:00 A.M.

Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, New York - 12871

Ride Captain:

Ed Czuchrey

Special Instructions:

Please stage quietly and be aware of any services currently in progress. Please do not gather at the Visitor Center. Interment with full military honors scheduled for 10:30 AM.

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: Ride Captain

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.


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Checks payable to Patriot Guard Riders of NY may be sent to:

PO Box 637

Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

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