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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

David A. Baker

NYARNG - GWoT
Emergency Medical Technician

Randolph, New York - 11-16-18

 

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in honor of the military and emergency medical service of David Allen Baker of Jamestown, who passed away on 9 November 2018 at the much too young age of 33.

Mr. baker served 9 years in the NY Army National Guard as a Combat Medic, including a 9-month tour in Afghanistan in 2008 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He was honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant (E-5), and earned the following awards: Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/Campaign Star; National Defense Service Medal; Combat Medical Badge; Combat Action Badge; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon; Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/"M" Device; NATO Medal.

Mr. Baker also served 14 years as a Flight Medic (Badge 207) with Star Flight, and was a member of several fire departments, including Leon Volunteer Fire Dept. as Captain of the EMT's, as well as the Falconer and Celoron Fire Departments.
Obituary: http://www.post-journal.com/obituaries/2018/11/david-allen-baker/

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 11-16-18
Staging Time:
10:00 a.m.

VanRenssalaer Funeral Home
14 Church Street
Randolph, NY 14772
Map: http://mapq.st/2wwPgiw

Ride Captains:

Bob Servis
rhservis@hotmail.com

Bob Caldwell
racaldwell5@yahoo.com

Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family and friends. Funeral service at the Funeral Home at 11:00 A.M., followed by dignified transfer and escort to Treat Memorial Cemetery in Leon.

Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Army flag, dress for the weather, and ensure your large flags are securely attached.

David Allen Baker contributed a major portion of his young life in serving our Nation and the Community in many ways. Please do whatever you're able to spend a couple hours standing in honor of him, and in support of his very loving family.

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: Don Higgins
Position: Senior Ride Captain, R1
gladiator6988@hotmail.com

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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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