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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.

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Honor Mission

Edward Specht

USA - , Vietnam Veteran


Island Park, New York - 07-16-18


The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the funeral services of SP4 Edward Dennis Speght.
Mr. Speight faithfully executed his duties in service to our nation from 19 January 1967 through 17 January 1969, including more than 10 months in Vietnam. His MOS: 63B20 – Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic. He then entered the Reserves until 18 January 1973.

For his service, he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal w/60 device, 1 Overseas Service Bar, Combat Infantry Badge and Marksman Badge (M-14 Rifle).

Staging Time:
8:30 a.m.

302 Long Beach Rd
Island Park, NY 11558

Ride Captain:

Wayne Cohen

Special Instructions:

Stage at FH to greet the family arriving for 9 a.m. final viewing.
Dignified transfer for escort to 10 a.m. Mass at:
St. Mary of the Isle RC Church
315 E Walnut St.                                                                                                                  Long Beach, NY 11561
Following mass, escort to
Calverton National Cemetery,
arrival expected 12 noon.
If staging at cemetery, please arrive by 11:45 a.m.
Sunny, with temps reaching 90 degrees. Please dress accordingly, and hydrate, hydrate!

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:
Wayne Cohen

 (click on flyer to download)

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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