Honor Mission
Arthur W. Crawmer
US Army - Korean War Veteran

Multi-City, NY - 02/10/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders will stand in silent honor for the life and service of Arthur William Crawmer. Arthur served as a member of Company D, 21st Infantry Division while in Korea, where he was wounded in battle and missing in action for ten days. In recognition of his military service and wounds received, Arthur was awarded a Purple Heart, the Army of Occupation Medal for Japan, Distinguished B-Unit Citation, the United Nations Medal for the Korean Campaign and a Combat Infantry Badge.

Arthur's full obituary may be viewed online here:
Primary Staging Date: 02/10/2021
Primary Staging Time: 11:45
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: McLoughlin and Mason Funeral Home
8 109th St.
Troy, NY 12182
Lead Ride Captain: Bill Ryan
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #:  
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 or any other physical contact of any kind..
  • Follow all Covid-19 protection practices as described on the CDC website.
  • Click this url to review: CDC - Prevent Getting Sick
  • Here is the link for the NYS rules: NYS Guidelines
  • * 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 face-mask, 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: Staging at the funeral home with flag line for dignified transfer. Estimated departure for Saratoga National Cemetery is 12:00 pm.  Family members will stage directly at the cemetery.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 02/10/2021
Second Staging Time: 12:30
Second Stage - AM or PM: pm
Second Location: Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, NY 12871
Second Lead Ride Captain: Bill Ryan
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Second Stage - Special Information: Interment with military honors scheduled for 1:00 pm. Those members arriving early are requested to form a flag line at the cemetery entrance for the arrival of the funeral cortege.
Is there a Third Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Ray Sestak - ASC, Eastern Region
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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