The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to report that for the first time since the inception of the Wreaths Across America program, on December 16, 2017, a Holiday Wreath was placed on every gravesite at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville, NY. The Patriot Guard Riders, along with several thousand community volunteers respectfully placed those wreaths, but much more importantly, took the time to honor and remember over 11,000 of our fallen soldiers, sailors and airmen resting in that place of honor.

We wish to sincerely thank everyone who made that goal a reality, particularly those who contributed via the PGRNY “Three For Two” program. Through that program, fully 100% of your contribution went toward the sponsorship of wreaths, with a total of almost 3,800 wreaths (over 1/3 of the total) provided….a truly outstanding effort.

Now that the bar has been set, we look forward to achieving that goal each and every year going forward, and we are confident that with your generous help and support, we can do just that. Once again, our heartfelt thanks for honoring and remembering our fallen heroes.



Special Honor Mission

Honor Flight Syracuse, Veteran 

USA, USN, USMC, USCG, USAF - WWII, Korea, Vietnam

Syracuse, New York - 29 Apr 2017


Once again the Patriot Guard has been asked to participate in Honor Flight Syracuse, Saturday April 29th. Staging: At the Military Courtesy Room, Syracuse Airport, Saturday April 29th Departure 4:30am, Arrival 5:15pm. Please join me, this is a chance to thank these Veterans for their service and interact with them. Remember our WWII heroes are leaving us at about 1000 a day.

Thank you for all that you do. 


Primary Staging Time: 0430 A.M.

Military Courtesy Room Syracuse Int Airport

Syracuse, New York -

Ride Captain:

Bruce Dauer

Senior Ride Captain

Region 3 PGRNY


Special Instructions:

Parking is in the lot at the north end of the terminal. Turn at the Trooper barracks on to Constellation and follow to Corrigador past the terminal and left into the lot.I will need a response with your name as it appears on your Drivers License, and your date of birth. THE CUT OFF IS WEDNESDAY EVENING APRIL 26TH. We will be going through security so remember no knives, guns or other banned items on your person.

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: 29 Apr, 2017

Staging #2 Time: 1715 P.M.

same as above

ROC HOTH Warehouse

The Rochester Area Warehouse can always use your gently used furniture. Presently this program is in the Rochester, NY area only with pickups within the following zip codes: 146XX; 14445; 14467; 14468; 14514; 14515; 14534; 14559; 14580; 14586.

The 2018 ROC HOTH Warehouse Saturday schedule:
April 14
May 12
June 16
July 14
August 11
September 15
October 13
November 17
December 8

The above schedule is subject to change. Please visit our Facebook page, PGRNY - HOTH for detailed information.

If you have items that meet the criteria, are located in the Rochester area, and would like us to pickup those items, please go to the Help On The Homefront - Donate Items section and fill out the Furniture Donation Pick-up Request Form or call us at 585-866-1747 leaving us a message on our answering service with the reason for your call. You are welcome to bring your donations to the ROC Warehouse by appointment only. Call to schedule your appointment for dropping off your donations today! Your donations are GREATLY appreciated and tax deductible.


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 12445
Rochester, NY 14612

Or you may donate by credit card or Paypal


Another way to donate is when shopping at Amazon.  Use AmazonSmile and a portion of the sale goes to PGRNY.  Thank You!

AmazonSmiles - PGRNY

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wHOTH Assistance Flyer