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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

Herbert F. Gable

US Army - Vietnam

Multi-City, New York - 10-12-18



The family of Herbert Flanders Gable has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Herbert, 75, passed on Monday, October 8, 2018.

Born in Pittsfield, MA, Herbert was a Pittsfield High School Graduate. He proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1963 to 1966. He was trained as an Armor Intelligence Specialist (MOS11D10), and was assigned to the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam. For his service, he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, the Combat Infantry Badge and Parachutist Badge. Herbert was honorably discharged on 5 January, 1966 at the rank of Specialist 4th Class (E-4).

Herbert was a long-time employee at General Electric, and retired from Saint-Gobain in Watervliet.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Herbert's obituary, available for viewing online on the Glenville Funeral Home website at:

Staging Time:
08:15 a.m.

Glenville Funeral Home
9 Glenridge Road
Glenville, NY 12302

Ride Captain:

Ray Sestak

Special Instructions:

The Patriot Guard Riders will be joining with members of CVMA 19-1, who will be transporting Herbert on his final ride. There will be no flag line or service at the funeral home, only the escort to Saratoga National Cemetery for interment with full military honors.

Flags & Water:

Flags will not be provided
If you have a large flag bike, please bring it.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS:  10-12-18
Staging Time:  09:30 a.m.

Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, NY 12871

Ride Captain:

Ray Sestak

Special Instructions:

Interment with full military honors scheduled for 10:00 a.m. For those staging directly to the cemetery, please be aware of any service already in progress. Members arriving early are asked to form a flag line at the cemetery entrance for the arrival of the escort.

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

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