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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

Dennis M. Gillis

U.S. Marine Corps. - Vietnam Veteran

Multi-City, New York - 07-26-18


The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in Honor of the Vietnam War and U.S. Marine Corps Service of Dennis M. Gillis, who passed away on 5 July 2018.
Mr. Gillis served 3 years active duty from 1964-1967, with an MOS of 1833-Assault Amphibious Vehicle Crewman. He served 2 tours in Vietnam with the 2nd Amphibian Tractor Battalion, supporting routine deployments and providing training support to the 2nd Marine Division.

Mr. Gillis was Honorably Discharged with the rank of Sergeant (E-5), and was awarded the following: Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal w/1 Bronze Service Star; Vietnam Campaign Medal; Rifle Marksman Badge.

Staging Time:
10:00 a.m.

Newfane Methodist Church
2699 Main Street
Newfane, N.Y. 14108

Ride Captain:

John Ben

Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family and friends.
Private Funeral Service at 11:00 AM.
Followed by Dignified Transfer to Cold Springs Cemetery, 4849 Cold Springs Road, Lockport, NY for Committal Service with Military Honors. (Distance is approx. 9 miles.)
Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag or USMC 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 Marine Sergeant Dennis Gillis, and to support his loving family.

Flags & Water:

Flags will not be provided 
Large Bike Flags will 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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