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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

James R. Hussar, Veteran
USMC - Vietnam

Buffalo, New York - 12 Apr 2018


The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in honor of another Vietnam War hero. James R. Hussar of South Buffalo passed away on April 7, 2018. Mr. Hussar was a proud US Marine Corps veteran, having served from 1967-1970. His MOS was 0311 rifleman, and he served 2 years in Vietnam with Company E, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 9th Marine Amphibious Brigade. For heroic achievement on 18 March 1968 PFC Hussar was awarded the Bronze Star Medal. Honorably discharged on 12 March 1970, Mr. Hussar was awarded: Bronze Star Medal; Combat Action Ribbon; National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal w/1 Star; Vietnam Campaign Medal; Navy Unit Citation.


Primary Staging Time: 5:00 P.M.

Castiglia Funeral Home
873 Abbott Road
Buffalo, New York - 14220

Ride Captain:

Special Instructions:

We have been requested to stand for the calling hours rather than the funeral on Friday. There are 2 sets of calling hours on Thursday, we will cover the 6:00 - 9:00 PM portion. Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American flag or USMC flag, and dress for the weather. 

Two of Mr. Hassar's sons are active duty Marines, and the family has expressed strong appreciation for what the PGR stands for. Please do whatever you're able to help honor the USMC Vietnam war service of James Hussar, 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: Ron 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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