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As we are approaching the holiday season, it's an excellent 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. 

The Patriot Guard Riders of Eastern New York have once again been granted Group Sponsorship status within the Wreaths Across America organization. So what does our Group Sponsorship status mean? Well for every two wreaths that are ordered - using our group codes – Wreaths Across America will donate another wreath - we get 3 for 2. 


Important information 

Our Group Fundraiser Code is:  NY0057
Our Location ID is:  NYGSNS


To sponsor a wreath at Saratoga National Cemetery click HERE

If you would rather mail in an order, click ORDER FORM


 Thank you.





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

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HOTH Assistance Flyer Rev C


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 637

Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Or you may donate by credit card or Paypal


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