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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

James N. Baird

US Army - Vietnam

Multi-City, New York - 10-13-18



The family of James N. Baird has requested the participation of the Patriot Guard Riders in his military honors funeral.  James passed away October 8th surrounded by his family.

James was a proud US Army veteran, serving from 1968 to 1974, with a tour od=f duty in Chu Lai, Vietnam. He later worked as a Millwright at Knolls Atomic Power Lab in West Milton, where he retired in 2011 with 45 years of service. He was an avid fan of car shows, NASCAR, and dirt track racing. He also enjoyed playing shuffleboard.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in James' obituary, available for viewing online at the Armer Funeral Home website here:

The Patriot Guard Riders will proudly stand for the life and service of James N. Baird

Staging Time:
09:45 a.m.

Armer Funeral Home
39 East High St
Ballston Spa, NY  12020

Ride Captain:

"Big Dan" Nolin

Special Instructions:

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:  10-13-18
Staging Time:  10:30 a.m.

St. Paul's Church
771 Route 29
Rock City Falls

Ride Captain:

"Big Dan" Nolin

Special Instructions:

Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m.  We will stand down during the service, then prepare to escort to Middle Grove Cemetery.

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.

Submitted By: "Big Dan" Nolin
Position: Senior Ride Captain, R4


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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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