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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

Donald A. Capriglione

USA - Vietnam War Veteran

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Garden City, Farmingdale, New York - 09-06 & 09-07-18

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The Patriot Guard Riders have been given the honor of an invitation to participate in the funeral services of patriot and American Hero, Donald Capriglione. PFC Capriglione faithfully executed his duties to our nation, serving in the US Army from 10 November 1964 until 9 November 1966, including over 8 months in country. He was awarded the Purple Heart due to injuries sustained in combat on 12 February 1966. He then served in the USAR until 9 November 1970.
He earned an Expert Rifle (M-14) Badge, the National Defense Service Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, and the Vietnam Service Medal.
He will join his brother, Anthony, at Long Island National Cemetery, who was Killed in Action in Vietnam in 1966.
Continuing in his patriotism, Mr. Capriglione went into business making parts for military aircraft, including those for the Blackhawk helicopter and for Presidential aircraft.
Our own Mary-Ann Barcellona was good friends of our Honoree. Please come support the Capriglione family.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 09-06-18
Staging Time:
2:45 p.m.

Fairchild Funeral Home
1201 Franklin Avenue
Garden City, NY  11530

Ride Captain:

Mary-Ann Barcellona
maryannbarcellona29@gmail.com
646-258-6470

Special Instructions:

Viewing Thursday 6 September 2018, 3 - 8 p.m.
Please attend however much you can.

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.

STAGING #2 DETAILS:  09-07-18
Staging Time:  8:45 a.m.

Fairchild Funeral Home
1201 Franklin Avenue
Garden City, NY  11530

Ride Captain:

Rich "Chief" Schiraldi
SandW380@optonline.net
516.813.8025

Special Instructions:

Please stage at Funeral Home by 8:45 a.m. to greet family arriving at 9:00 a.m.. Escort to church following short service at FH, KSU approximately 9:50 a.m.
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If going directly to church, please arrive by 9:45 a.m. for 10:00 a.m. mass:
St Joseph's Roman Catholic Church
130 5th Street
Garden City, NY 11530.

Escort to Long Island National Cemetery following church, arrival anticipated 11:15 a.m.
If staging directly at LINC, please arrive by 11:00 a.m.
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PLEASE NOTE: At the time of this writing, it is assumed that our Honoree will be interred at LINC because his brother and his father are already buried there. Please watch for any update, just in case things change.

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 SRC8
PGRWayne@gmail.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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