Honor Mission
LCpl Casey R. Hayden
N. Syracuse, NY - 07/21/2020
***Updated 07/19/2020 - 16:50 Hrs***
Date of arrival/Primary Staging changed to
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 and adding Second
Staging Information for 07/23/2020.
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 2, Region 3
About the Mission: The family of LCpl Casey R. Hayden, USMC, has asked the Patriot Guard to participate in his arrival in Syracuse on Monday. Casey was stationed at Twentynine Palms in California, attached to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. LCpl Hayden was an Ammunition Technician, with the Air Ground Combat Center. He had also served with the 11th Marines, and Combat and Logistics Regiment 15. LCpl Hayden was lost to us on active duty at the age of 23. Please join me in honoring this young warrior, as he returns home for his final farewell. SEMPER FI.
Primary Staging Date: 07/21/2020
Primary Staging Time: 05:30
AM or PM: pm
Staging Location: Syracuse Hancock International Airport
Gate 108
1000 Col. Eileen Collins Blvd.
Syracuse, NY 13212

Lead Ride Captain: Bruce R. Dauer
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #: 315-699-8272
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: We will stage at Gate 108 - Directions:  Take Col. Eileen Collins Blvd to the light across from the State Police Barracks. Turn right on Constellation Way N., to the stop sign then left on Air Cargo Road. Gate 108 is immediately on the right side. We will park to the right facing the gate, and overflow will park along the side of Air Cargo Road across from the gate.

We will escort LCpl Hayden to the Thomas J. Pirro, Jr. Funeral Home, 3401 Vickery Road, N. Syracuse, NY  13401 Monday evening. Further instruction will be provided at the airport briefing.

Please watch your emails and check the website often for any mission updates.
Is there a Second Stage to This Mission?  Yes
Second Staging Date: 07/23/2020
Second Staging Time: 3:30
Second Stage - AM or PM: pm
Second Location: Thomas J. Pirro, Jr. Funeral Home
3401 Vickery Road
N. Syracuse, NY  13401
Second Lead Ride Captain: Bruce Dauer
Second LRC Email and Phone #: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Second Stage - Special Information: Masks and social distancing will be mandatory. Dress for the weather and have water with you. We will stand a flag line from 4:00 to 6:00 PM and then stand down.
Submitted by: Bruce Dauer
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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