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HOTH Mission

Snowball Express - Gary Sinise Foundation

All Military Branches
All Branches incl SpaceForce

Syracuse, NY - 12/03/2022


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 2, Region 3

About the Mission:

Gary Sinise Foundation Snowball Express serves the surviving spouses and children of fallen heroes. We are committed to year-round programming and support for families that honors their fallen hero, encourages them to make new memories, and provides opportunities to connect with others who know what they’ve been through.
Click here to view more information about this project

PGR has been requested to stand a flag-line for seven families (7 adults/9 children) as they board their aircraft on their way to Disney.

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

12/03/2022 at 05:00am

Staging Location:

Hancock International Airport
American Airlines Ticket Counter
Syracuse, NY
Stahe here to receive your gate pass. (see special information)

Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Mike Van Ryn - 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: Protect Yourself and Your Family from COVID-19, 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:

American Airlines requires the following information to issue a gate pass:
Full Name
Please send this information to me no later than Friday, December 2, 2022

We will then proceed through TSA Security to Gate 8. PGR will mingle with the families & children and then stand a flag line while they board the aircraft.
Boarding starts at 5:30 AM and the flight departs at 6:10 AM

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:

Mike Van Ryn

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