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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

Hugh J. Wilkes

US Army - Vietnam Era

Schuylerville, New York - 09-21-18



The family of Mr. Hugh James Wilkes has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Mr. Wilkes, 62, passed on Friday, September 14, 2018.

Born in Oceanside, California, Hugh enlisted in the US Army in 1974 and received an honorable discharge in 1977 for his faithful service. Hugh was a simple man, who enjoyed fishing in his past time and basketball in his youth.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Mr. Wilkes' obituary, available for viewing online at the Riverview Funeral Home website here:

Staging Time:
11:00 a.m.

Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, NY 12871

Ride Captain:

Bill Ryan

Special Instructions:

Interment with military honors scheduled for 11:30 a.m. For those staging directly to the cemetery, please be aware of any services already in progress. Riders, please do pass the Stratton Memorial if there is a service in progress.

Flags & Water:

Flags will not be provided 
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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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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