Honor Mission
Carles J. Bauer, Jr.
US Air Force - Korean War Era Veteran
Colonie, NY - 04/28/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission: The family of Charles J. Bauer, Jr. has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Charles, 86, passed on April 19, 2021.

Born in Albany, NY, Charles served in the United States Air Force as a Communications Specialist between 1952 and 1960, including time in France. Charles was honorably discharged at the rank of Staff Sergeant (E-5), and for his service was awarded the USAF Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. Charles later worked for the New York State Office of General Services.

His full obituary may be viewed online by clicking HERE.
Primary Staging Date: 04/28/2021
Primary Staging Time: 11:00
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: New Comer Cremations & Funerals
343 New Karner Rd.
Colonie, NY 12205
Lead Ride Captain: Bill Ryan
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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 a flag line for the funeral services scheduled for 11:30 am. Dignified transfer and escort to Memory Gardens Cemetery to follow.
Submitted by: Ray Sestak
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