Honor Mission
Michael T. McDermott
US Air Force - Vietnam Era
Hamburg, NY - 10/12/2020
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 1, Region 2
About the Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in Honor of the life and service of Michael Timothy McDermott of Lackawanna, NY, who passed away on 30 September 2020.

Mr. McDermott served 4 years on active duty in the US Air Force from 1963-1967, with an Air Force Specialty of 81150-Security Policeman. He was attached to the 817th Security Police Squadron, Strategic Air Command. Mr. McDermott was Honorably Discharged from active duty on 11 August 1967 with the rank of Airman 1st Class (E-4), and received the Air Force Good Conduct Medal and National Defense Service Medal. Mr. McDermott was a Life Member and Past Commander of the Lackawana American Legion Post 63.

Obituary: https://lakesidefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/3161/Michael-McDermott/obituary.html#tribute-start
Primary Staging Date: 10/12/2020
Primary Staging Time: 9:00
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home
4199 Lake Shore Road
(Corner of Camp Road & Route 5)
Hamburg, NY 14075
Lead Ride Captain: George Brown
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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, fist-bumping, hugs, cheek kissing or, any other physical contact.
  • Follow all Covid-19 protection practices as described on the CDC website.
  • Click this URL to review: CDC - Prevent Getting Sick
  • 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 facemask, 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:

We will form a Flag Line for the arrival of family and friends.
Memorial Service at 10:00 AM.
Followed by dignified transfer and escort to Lakeside Cemetery for interment with Military Honors.
Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American or USAF flag, and dress for the weather.

Thank you for taking the time to help Honor the Military service of Michael T. McDermott, and to support his loving family.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Don Higgins
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