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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. 

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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.

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Honor Mission

Michael Guzda, Jr.

USA - Vietnam Veteran

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Hamburg, New York - 06-22-18

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in Honor of Vietnam War Veteran Michael Guzda, Jr. of Boston, NY who passed away on 14 June 2018. Mr. Guzda served Active Duty in the U.S. Army Artillery for 2 years from 1966-1968, including 12 months in Vietnam with the 18th Artillery Regiment, 197th Infantry Brigade, 3rd US Army. Honorably Discharged on 21 June 1968 with the rank of Sergeant (E-5), he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal w/2 Bronze Service Stars; Vietnam Campaign Medal; 2 Overseas Service Bars; M-14 Rifle Sharpshooter Badge.
Obituary: http://kaczorfunerals.frontrunnerpro.com/book-of-memories/3534356/guzda-jr-michael/service-details.php

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-22-18
Staging Time:
8:30 a.m.

Churchill Memorial United Methodist Church
8019 Boston State Road
Hamburg, NY 14075
Map: http://mapq.st/2lo6Mkt

Ride Captain:

George Brown
mar10387@netzero.net

Special Instructions:

Staging at the church, prior to proceeding to the home of Mr. Guzda.
Dignified Escort of Mr. Guzda and his family to Serenity Mausoleum at Hillcrest Cemetery, 5223 Abbott Road, Hamburg.
Interment with Military Honors.
Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Army flag, dress for the weather, and ensure your large flags are properly placed and securely attached.
Please do whatever you're able to help Honor the Vietnam War Service of Michael Guzda, Jr. and to support his loving family.

Flags & Water:

Flags will not be provided, please bring your own.
Large Bike Flags will be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

 Submitted by:
Don Higgins, SRC, R-1
gladiator6988@hotmail.com

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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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