Honor Mission
SFC George R. Miles, Sr.
US Army / Army National Guard
Multi-City, NY - 03/22/2021
 ***UPDATED - 21 March 2021 - 09:00 hrs***
2nd Staging Location Details have been Changed
See updated details below
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 1, Region 2
About the Mission:

The PGR has been honored by the family of George R. Miles, Sr., by being requested to stand a flag line and attend Mr. Miles's funeral service and then to escort him to Western New York National Cemetery where he will be buried with full military honors.

This patriot served a total of 33 yrs in the Army with 27 of those years in the National Guard, retiring at the rank of Sergeant First Class. George guarded the capitol, was assigned to Honor Guard for President Truman as well as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. George was a participant with Honor Flight and was a true patriot. Please see his obituary for additional information on this soldier.

View his obituary here

Primary Staging Date: 03/22/2021
Primary Staging Time: 9:15
AM or PM: AM
Staging Location:

Bartolomeo & Perotto Funeral Home
1411 Vintage Lane
Rochester, NY 14626
Map to funeral home

Lead Ride Captain: John P. McMullen
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #: 585-943-4964
Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.

  • Stay a minimum of 6 feet apart from each other at all times.
  • No handshaking or any other physical contact of any kind.
  • Follow all Covid-19 protection practices as described on the CDC website.
  • Click this URL to review: CDC - Prevent Getting Sick
  • Here is the link for the NYS rules: NYS Guidelines
  • * If you are not feeling well in any way, please do not attend this Mission.
  • ** ADDITIONAL MANDATORY REQUIREMENT: Wearing a protective face covering of some kind is required...homemade face-mask, bandanna, etc. (Patriotic face coverings would be particularly appropriate) This will not only provide an extra layer of protection to ourselves and others but will send the message that the PGR takes this crisis seriously and is performing this Mission responsibly.
Special Information:

The PGR will stand an honorable flag line for the arrival and exit of mourners at the funeral service. We will then provide an escort to the Western New York National Cemetery where interment with military honors will be conducted.

The weather looks favorable and we will use both cages and motorcycles whichever you are comfortable doing. Approximate distance from the funeral home to the cemetery is 50 miles.  The cemetery escort is is optional.  Participate only if you are able.

Please do what you can to honor this proud American veteran and to comfort his grieving family and friends.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 03/22/2021
UPDATED - Second Staging Time: 12:15
Second Stage - AM or PM: pm
UPDATED  -   Second Stage Location:

Flying J Travel Center
8484 Allegheny Road (Rt. 77)
Pembroke, NY 14036
(South of NYS Thruway Pembroke Exit)
Click here for map

Second Lead Ride Captain: Joe Joyce
Second LRC Email and Phone #: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
UPDATED - Second Stage Special Information: Escort from Rochester will meet up at this location, with KSU at 12:40 PM to arrive at the WNY National Cemetery at 12:45 PM.

Please consider participating in honoring the exceptional military career of George R. Miles, Sr., and to support his proud and loving family.
Submitted by: Don Higgins
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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