HOTH Mission
Walmart Wreaths Across America Sendoff
All Military Branches

Rome, NY - 12/09/2019
 
 
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 2, Region 3
About the Mission: Once again, Walmart has requested the participation of the Patriot Guard Riders in a ceremony for the Wreaths Across America Program at the Rome Free Academy in Rome, NY and to provide an escort for several trucks carrying wreaths to NYS Thruway Exit 33, Verona, NY. The Jr. ROTC group will be providing a color guard. We will stand a flag line at the presentations, which we have done for a number of years, in honor of the wreaths that will be placed graveside to honor our American Heroes. Following the ceremony, we will escort the trucks to the Verona Exit. Walmart continues to support Wreaths Across America by transporting these wreaths to cemeteries in Holly, Michigan; St. Louis, Missouri; Nashville, Tennessee; and Fayetteville Arkansas. The arrival of several tractor-trailers full of wreaths is subject to weather and driving conditions. (Please see Special Information, below.)
Primary Staging Date: 12/09/2019
Primary Staging Time: 2:50
AM or PM: pm
Staging Location:

Rome Free Academy, 95 Dart Circle, Rome NY.

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Lead Ride Captain: Jim Sieffert
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #: 315.525.6802
Special Information:

Prior to the mission, Walmart is providing its customary steak dinner at the Walmart Distribution Center, 8827 Old River Road, Marcy NY. PGR members can arrive at any time in the afternoon for a steak dinner provided by Walmart. Enter through the driveway on Chaminade Road and proceed to the worker entrance in the rear of the facility and identify yourself as a PGR Member. Those attending the steak dinner should depart and travel to RFA (about 6 miles) for staging at 2:50 PM.

map to the distribution center

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? no
   
Submitted by: James Sieffert
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