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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

John A. Powers, Veteran
Oneonta, New York - 18 May 2018


The family of Mr. John A. Powers has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Mr. Powers, 99, passed on Thursday, May 10, 2018.

John was an Oneonta native and longtime Davenport Center resident. On February 12, 1941, he enlisted in the Army Coast Artillery and was stationed in San Diego. He was later transferred to Kiska Island in the Aleutians where he was transferred to the 10th Mountain Division of the 87th Mountain Infantry. After training in Colorado and Texas, John shipped out to Italy where he served as a lineman, stringing communications lines along the ground. For his heroic bravery in action, John was awarded the Bronze Star. He was honorably discharged in 1945 at the rank of PFC.

The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to have the opportunity to stand for and render dignity, honor and respect for the life and service of Mr. John A. Powers, US Army, "Greatest Generation" hero.

Primary Staging Time: 11:30 A.M.

Plains Cemetery
Oneida Street
Oneonta, New York - 13820

Ride Captain:

Special Instructions:

This mission is for a flag line at the cemetery only. Interment services handled through the Lewis Hurley Funeral Home, Oneonta.

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.

Submitted By: Ray Sestak
Position: Assistant State Captain

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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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