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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. 

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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

George Edward Keehan

U.S. Army - WW II

Saratoga Springs, New York - 10-17-18

 

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of PFC George Edward Keehan has requested the participation of the Patriot Guard Riders in his military honors funeral.
 
George passed away on October 10th 2018. He attended local schools until high school when he had to quit to take on the responsibility of supporting his grandmother and family. He joined the army active service August, 1944.  He served in the European theater of operations with the 42nd Division as a Rifleman in combat and then after combat he became a military policeman enforcing military laws and regulations, controlling traffic and motor patrol of occupied Austria. He was honorably discharged July 9th 1946.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Herbert's obituary, available for viewing online on the Burke Funeral Home website at: http://www.burkefuneralhome.com/
 
The Patriot Guard Riders will be there to render honor dignity and respect for the life and service of PFC George Edward Keenan US Army World War II.
 

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 10-17-18
Staging Time:
10:30 a.m.

William J Burke & Son's Funeral Home
628 N. Broadway
Saratoga Springs NY 12866
Click here for map

Ride Captain:

Gene Jones
rem2arms@aol.com

Special Instructions:

We will be standing flag line for about two hours, taking breaks. There is a funeral at Saratoga National Cemetery at 11:00 and I would hope you would go to this one after. After the service at the funeral home we will escort to Greenridge Cemetery, Lincoln Ave Saratoga Springs.

Flags & Water:

Flags will not be provided.
Large Bike Flags will be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS:  10-17-18
Staging Time:  1:15 p.m.

Green Ridge Cemetery
Lincoln Avenue
Saratoga Springs New York

Click here for map

Ride Captain:

Gene Jones
rem2arms@aol.com

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: Dan Nolin
Position: SRC, R-4

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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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