Wreaths Across America - Evergreen Cemetery
Eden, NY - 12/14/2019
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 1, Region 2|
|About the Mission:||The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to participate in the Wreaths Across America (WAA) event at Evergreen Cemetery in Eden, NY.
This is the first year that WAA has come to Eden. As with more than 1,600 other locations across the United States, at sea and abroad, this will be an opportunity to Honor and Remember our interred Military Veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes, and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.
PGRNY has been requested to provide a short escort of the wreaths to the cemetery, provide a Flag Line during the Ceremony, and assist with laying of the wreaths.
|Primary Staging Date:||12/14/2019|
|Primary Staging Time:||10:30|
|AM or PM:||am|
|Staging Location:||American Legion Post #880
2912 Legion Drive
Eden, NY 14057
|Lead Ride Captain:||Bill Brainard|
|Lead Ride Captain Phone #:|
|Special Information:||Stage at the American Legion in preparation for escort of the wreaths to Evergreen Cemetery.
Wreaths Across America Ceremony begins at 12:00 pm.
PGR members will participate in laying the Military Branch wreaths as well as the 326 individual Veteran's wreaths.
Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American or Military Branch flag, and dress for the weather.
We have a busy day in Region-1 on Saturday, with two Wreaths Across America events and two funerals.
Your support of one of these Missions will be appreciated.
|Submitted by:||Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1|