US Army


Honor Mission

Jeffery A. Carlson, Vietnam Era Veteran

US Army

Multi-City - 09/22/2022


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 1, Region 2

About the Mission:

The family of Jeffery A. Carlson of East Bethany, NY has requested PGRNY to participate in honoring his life and service. Mr. Carlson passed away on 25 August 2022.

Mr. Carlson served our nation for 1 year, 9 months on active duty in the US Army from 1971-1972, with an Army MOS of 13A2P-Field Artillery Basic Paratrooper. He had 15 months of foreign service in Germany, assigned to the Headquarters & Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 83rd Field Artillery. Mr. Carlson was honorably discharged from active duty on 16 October 1972 with the rank of Specialist 4th Class (E-4). He earned the National Defense Service Medal, Parachutist Badge, M-16 Rifle Expert Badge, and Cold War Service Medal.

A full obituary is available for viewing online by clicking here

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

09/22/2022 at 11:30 am

Staging Location:

J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home
2 Bogue Avenue
Batavia, New York 14020

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Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Richard "Dixie" Hancock - 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 assemble with a respectful flag line for the family's arrival.  Following the dignified transfer, KSU at 12:15 PM for the escort to the WNY National Cemetery, 1254 Indian Falls Rd, Corfu, NY 14036 for the 1:00 PM interment with Military Honors.  Please be prepared with a clean 3x5 American or US Army flag, dress for the weather, and ensure your large flags are securely attached for the 12-mile escort.

Thank you for devoting your time to help honor the US Army service of Jeffery A. Carlson, 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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