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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

Jerry E. Nowland, Veteran
Hamburg, New York - 09 Apr 2018

The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in honor of another WWII hero. Jerry E. Nowland of Hamburg passed away on April 3, 2018. 

Mr. Nowland served 2 years, 8 months active duty in the US Army from 1943 -1946, including 20 months in the European Theater. His MOS was 078 - Electrician, and he was attached to the 359th Engineer Battalion. Mr. Nowland participated in the Central Europe and Rhineland Campaigns, and was honorably discharged on 1 April 1946 with the rank of Technician Fourth Grade. He was awarded the following: Army Good Conduct Medal; American Campaign Medal; European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal w/2 Campaign Stars and the WWIII Victory Medal.


Primary Staging Time: 8:00 A.M.
Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home
4199 Lake Shore Road
(Corner Rte. 5 & Camp Road)
Hamburg, North Carolina - 14075

Ride Captain:
Special Instructions:
Patriot Guard Riders will form a Flag Line for arrival of family.

A prayer service for Mr. Nowland will be conducted at the funeral home at 9:00 AM, followed by a dignified transfer and escort to St. Mary of the Lake Church for Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM. PGR will then conducted a dignified transfer and escort to Lakeside Cemetery for Interment with military honors.

Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Army flag and dress for the weather. Please ensure your large flags are securely attached.

Thank you for your efforts to help Honor the WWII service of Jerry E. Nowland and to support his proud and loving family

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: Don Higgins
Position: SRC, R-1

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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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