Honor Mission
Robert G. Dusen
US Army Air Force - WWII Veteran
Attica, NY - 06/07/2021
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 Robert G. Dusen of Attica, NY who passed away on 3 June 2021 at the age of 102.

Mr. Dusen served over 3 years on active duty in the US Army Air Force from 1942-1945, including 24 months in the European Theater of Operations. His MOS was 911-Airplane Armorer, and he was attached to the 663rd Bomb Squadron in England. Mr. Dusen was involved in 6 campaigns: Normandy, Air Offensive, Northern France, Central Europe, Ardennes, and Rhineland. He was honorably discharged from active duty on 19 September 1945 with the rank of Sergeant (E-5), and he earned the following awards: Distinguished Unit Award, American Campaign Medal, European African Middle-Eastern Campaign Medal with 5 Campaign Stars, and WW-II Victory Medal.

Obituary: https://www.marleyfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Robert--G-Dusen?obId=21298512#/celebrationWall
Primary Staging Date: 06/07/2021
Primary Staging Time: 09:00
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: Marley Funeral Home
135 Main Street (Rt. 238)
Attica, NY 14011
Lead Ride Captain: Terry Garigen
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:
Updated 25 May 2021
  • While in any outdoor setting, fully vaccinated PGR members will no longer be required to wear masks but are asked to act responsibly and respect your fellow members decision on this issue. For the protection of others, non-vaccinated members are asked to please wear a mask.
  • For the immediate future, all PGR members will continue to wear masks and social distance while indoors during a mission.
  • Masks will be worn at any other location where organizers, requestors or the Lead Ride Captain has determined that this be done.
  • 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 respect the LRC’s decision on these matters.
  • Here is the link for the Current NYS rules: Current NYS Guidelines
  • Click this url to review: CDC - Current Guidelines
Special Information: PGR will stand a flag line for arrival of family and friends.
Funeral service is scheduled to begin at 10:00 AM.
Following the dignified transfer, PGR will provide an escort to Summit View Cemetery, 628 Geise Rd., Attica, NY for burial with Military Honors.
(Map to cemetery: https://goo.gl/maps/xfBC9ctYavyhJVrb6)
Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American, US Army or USAF flag, and dress for the weather.
Thank you for devoting some time to help honor another WW-II Hero, Robert G. Dusen, and to support his very proud and loving family.
Submitted by: Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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