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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.

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Honor & Remembrance Mission

SSG Thomas P. Seiler

US Army

Attica, New York - 10-12-18


Two years ago - 20, 21, 24, 25 October 2016 - the PGR did a 4-part Mission in Honor of US Army Staff Sergeant Thomas P. Seiler, who passed away unexpectedly on 12 October while on Active Duty at Fort Bragg. As a reminder, the Mission Narrative was as follows:

"SSG Seiler was a Patriot Launching Station Enhanced Operator with the 108th Air Defense Artillery's Headquarters & Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment. His awards and decorations include: Army Commendation Medal w/2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Achievement Medal w/Silver Oak leaf Cluster; 3 Army Good Conduct Medals; National Defense Service Medal; Non-Com Professional Development Ribbon (2); Global War On Terrorism Service Medal; Korea Defense Service Medal; 3 Overseas Service Medals; Army Service Ribbon."

The family of SSG Seiler was very impressed with the PGR presence during that difficult time. The Mission was led by RC Terry Garigen.

This Friday, 12 October 2018, the 2nd anniversary of SSG Seiler's passing, the PGR will present an Honor & Remembrance Flag to the father of SSG Seiler. Recently-appointed PGRNY HOTH Director Donna Barnes will participate in this presentation.

Staging Time:
1:45 p.m.

Marley Funeral Home
135 Main Street
Attica, NY 14011

Ride Captain:

Terry Garigen & Donna Barnes &

Special Instructions:

Staging in preparation for procession to the home of Mr. Seiler.
KSU at 2:15 p.m.
Please be prepared with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Army flag, dress for the weather, and ensure your large flag is properly placed and securely attached.
This is a relatively short Mission. Please do whatever you're able to ensure there is a strong PGRNY presence during this special presentation to Mr. Seiler in Honor of his son's service to our Nation.

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:
Don Higgins, SRC, R-1

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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

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