US Army


Honor Mission

Michael D. Murawski

US Army
Vietnam Era Veteran

West Seneca, NY - 11/18/2023


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 1, Region 2

About the Mission:

The family of Vietnam War Era veteran Michael D. Murawski has requested Patriot Guard Riders participation in honoring his life and service. Mr. Murawski of Calabash, NC, formerly of Buffalo, NY passed away on 11 November 2023.

Mr. Murawski served our nation for 2 years on active duty in the US Army Air Defense Artillery Branch from 1968-1970, with an Army MOS of 64A10-Light Vehicle Driver. He was assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 18th Artillery Group (Air Defense), Army Air Defense Command. Mr. Murawski was honorably discharged from active duty on 12 March 1970 with the rank of Specialist Four (E-4), and he earned the Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Sharpshooter Qualification Badges for M-14 and M-16 Rifles.

A full obituary is available for viewing online by clicking here

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

11/18/2023 at 10:00am

Staging Location:

Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home
1340 Union Road
West Seneca, NY 14224
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Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Don Becker
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Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

Updated 8 March 2022

Based on the most current COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines: Protect Yourself and Your Family from COVID-19, 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 guests. The funeral service and military honors is scheduled for 11:00 AM. There is no cemetery or escort involved in this Mission.

Please be prepared with a clean 3x5 American or US Army flag, and dress for the weather. Thank you for taking time to help honor the US Army service of Michael D. Murawski, 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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