Honor Mission
Duane R. Brayley
US Army Veteran
North Tonawanda, NY - 11/11/2020
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 Duane R. Brayley of Sanborn, NY, who passed away unexpectedly on 6 November 2020.

Mr. Brayley served 3 years on active duty in the US Army from 1975 - 1978, including 6 months of foreign duty in Germany. With an MOS of 11C10-Indirect Fire Infantryman, he was attached to 3rd Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Armored Division. Mr. Brayley was honorably discharged on 5 May 1978 with the rank of Specialist 4th Class (E-4), and he earned the Army Good Conduct Medal.

Mr. Brayley was all about his H-D motorcycles, and he specifically made it clear to his daughter that he would be honored to have the PGR involved.  Also, be advised that the Brayley family contains several proud veterans.

Mr. Brayley's obituary may be viewed online by clicking HERE
Primary Staging Date: 11/11/2020
Primary Staging Time: 10:00
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Staging Location: Wattengel Funeral Home
533 Meadow Drive
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
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Lead Ride Captain: John Ben
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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: Flag Line for arrival of family and friends. Visitation from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Funeral Service at the funeral home at 2:00 PM, followed by dignified transfer and escort to Elmlawn Cemetery for Burial with military honors.

Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American or US Army flag, dress for the weather, and ensure your large flags are securely attached.

Acknowledging that this is a long Mission, please contribute whatever time you're able to help Honor the US Army service of Duane R. Brayley, and to support his loving and grieving family.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? no
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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