US Air Force


Honor Mission

James “Jim” A. Degeorge

US Air Force
Vietnam Era Veteran

Springwater, NY - 08/27/2022


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 1, Region 2

About the Mission:

The family of James “Jim” A. Degeorge of Lakeville, NY has requested PGRNY participation in honoring his US Air Force service. Mr. Degeorge passed away on 17 August 2022.

Mr. Degeorge served our nation for 4 years on active duty from 1967-1971, with an Air Force Specialty of 81130-Security Specialist/Security Policeman. He had 36 months of foreign service (location TBD), and his final duty assignment was with the 809th Security Police Squadron, Strategic Air Command (SAC) at Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming Mr. Degeorge was honorably discharged from active duty on 17 September 1971 with the rank of Airman 1st Class (E-3), and he earned the National Defense Service Medal.

A full obituary is available for viewing online by clicking here

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

08/27/2022 at 01:00pm

Staging Location:

Kern-Robinson Post 905 Springwater American Legion
7998 School Street
Springwater, NY 14560
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Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Don Higgins - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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 provide a respectful flag line for arrival of the family and friends.  A celebration of life service and Military Honors will take place at 2:00 PM.  There is no escort or cemetery involved in this Mission.  Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American or USAF flag and dress for the weather.

Thank you for devoting your time to help honor the USAF service of James “Jim” A. Degeorge and to support his loving family.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:

Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1

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