US Marines


Honor Mission

Daniel J. Brown

US Marine Corps
Vietnam Veteran
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Multi-City, NY - 10/04/2022


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 1, Region 2

About the Mission:

Patriot Guard Riders has been requested to stand in honor of the life and service of Daniel J. Brown of Buffalo, NY, who passed away on 25 September 2022.

Mr. Brown served our nation for 3 years on active duty in the US Marine Corps from 1968-1972, with an MOS of 3261-Laundry Machine Operator. He had 12 months of foreign service in the Republic of Vietnam from January '70-January'71, and his final assignment was Headquarters & Service Battalion, 2nd FSR Force Troops, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force Atlantic, Camp Lejeune, NC. Mr. Brown was discharged under honorable conditions on 12 July 1972 with the rank of Private, and he earned the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/1 Bronze Service Star, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, and Cold War Service Medal.

A full obituary is available for viewing online by clicking here

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

10/04/2022 at 10:00am

Staging Location:

Lombard Funeral Home - Southtowns Chapel
3060 Abbott Road
Orchard Park, NY 14127
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Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Don Becker - 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 provide a respectful flag line for the arrival of the family and guests.  The funeral service is scheduled for 11:00 AM.  Following the service and dignified transfer, PGR will provide an escort to Acacia Park Cemetery, 4215 Tonawanda Creek Road, North Tonawanda, NY 14120 for interment with military honors.  Click here for map

Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American or USMC flag, dress for the weather, and ensure your large flags are securely attached.
Thank you for devoting your time to help honor the US Marine Corps Vietnam War service of Daniel J. Brown, and to support his loving and grieving family

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:

Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1

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