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Honor Mission
Dennis G. Wittmeyer
US Army
Vietnam Veteran
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Multi-City, NY - 06/22/2022
 
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 1, Region 2
About the Mission: Patriot Guard Riders has been requested to stand in honor of the life and service of Dennis G. Wittmeyer of Boston, NY, who passed away on 7 April 2022.

Mr. Wittmeyer served our nation for 2 years on active duty in the US Army Corps of Engineers from 1965-1967, with an MOS of 81D20-Map Compiler. He served 12 months in the Republic of Vietnam. Mr. Wittmeyer was assigned to the 21st Engineer Company, Office of Chief Engineer (OCE), and he was honorably discharged from active duty at Fort Belvoir, VA on 9 November 1967 with the rank of Specialist 5th Class (E-5.) Mr. Wittmeyer earned the following awards: National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal; 1 Overseas Bar; and Rifle Marksman Qualification Badge.

Mr. Wittmeyer was a proud Buffalo Niagara Honor Flight participant.

A full obituary is available for viewing online by clicking here
Primary Staging Date: 06/22/2022
Primary Staging Time: 09:30
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: Boston Volunteer Fire Company
6746 Mill Street
Boston, NY 14025
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Lead Ride Captain: Bob Woodward
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Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:
Updated 8 March 2022

Based on the most current COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines: NYS Guidelines of 2 March 2022, and CDC Guidelines of 3 March 2022, going forward, the Lead Ride Captain for any mission will be responsible for determining whether PGR members will have to mask up or not. Please ensure that you have a mask with you, should the need arise, and respect the LRC’s decision in these matters.

Special Information: PGR will stand by with a respectful flag line for arrival of the family and friends.  KSU at approx. 10:30 AM for the escort (approx. 12 miles) to Lakeside Cemetery, 4810 Camp Road, Hamburg, NY 14075 for the 11:00 AM graveside service with Military Honors.  Click here to view map

NOTE: If you're unable to participate in the escort, please consider staging directly at the cemetery by 10:15 AM with a flag line for arrival of the cortege.  Please be prepared with a clean 3x5 American or US Army flag, dress for the weather, and ensure your large flags are securely attached.

Thank you for devoting some time to help honor the US Army Vietnam War service of Dennis G. Wittmeyer, and to support his loving family.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? no
   
Submitted by: Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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