LCpl Joseph P. Calkins
US Marine Corps
Multi-City, NY - 07/16 & 18/2020
***Updated 07/17/20 - 09:40 Hrs***
Updated 07/17/20 - 03:30 pm
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 1, Region 2|
|About the Mission:||
The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand for and honor active duty United States Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Paul Calkins. Joseph, 20, of Addison, NY passed away tragically on Tuesday, July 7, 2020.
|Primary Staging Date:||07/16/2020|
|Primary Staging Time:||03:20|
|AM or PM:||pm|
|Staging Location:||Greater Rochester International Airport
1200 Brooks Avenue
Rochester, NY 14624
|Lead Ride Captain:||Nigel Heaton|
|Lead Ride Captain Phone #:||585-202-0490|
|Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:||
The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.
Gate 5 should be accessed from Scottsville Rd. and through the tunnels with Gate 5 being about 1/4 mile past the tunnel on the left. Those that arrive at Gate 5 please be aware once you leave your vehicle/motorcycle you must have your mask fully secured over your mouth and nose. There are no exceptions. It will be enforced. No physical contact as per our guidelines. Please review our website for picture protocols. Once a flag line is assembled, absolutely no photographs. Any photographs that are taken using PGR website protocols and posted on social media must NOT include this Marine's name.
|Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?||yes|
|Second Staging Date:||07/18/2020|
|Second Staging Time:||10:20|
|Second Stage - AM or PM:||am|
|Second Location:||Carpenter-Flint Funeral Home
10 Wall St.
Addison, NY 14801
Click here for map
|Second Lead Ride Captain:||Nigel Heaton|
|Second Stage - Special Information:||
PGR members will stand a flag line for the dignified transfer, then escort 1 mile to Addison Rural Cemetery for a graveside service with full military honors. There is a park across from the funeral home. Please do your best to park as close to the funeral home at the park until we can asses the logistics for the escort.
I will be leaving home in Greece, NY at 7:45 am approx and stop at the gas station on Lehigh Station Rd just off exit 12 B RT 390. Anyone wishing to travel to the funeral Home together, please meet there. KSU at 8:25 and travel South on Rt 390 to Campell, NY, exit 41. Taking Rt 333 (main St.) which changes to Rt 1 all the way to the Funeral Home.
From SRC Don Higgins, I-390 Exit 5 (Dansville Truck Stop) We will wait in between the southbound exit/on ramp to join in with Nigel's contingent. Please be prepared for KSU any time after 9:00 AM.
From RC Skip Merrick,
|Submitted by:||Nigel Heaton|