US Marines


Honor Mission

James "Jimmy" Yates

US Marine Corps
Vietnam Veteran
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Schuylerville, NY - 12/05/2022


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 4, Region 5

About the Mission:

Patriot Guard Riders has been requested by the family of James Yates to participate in his military honors funeral services.

James was a graduate of Woodbury High in 1961. After high school, he proudly served in the United States Marines. During his military career, he served in the military police as a Presidential Guard for President Johnson and he volunteered to go to Vietnam, where he served as a Staff Sergeant of the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion.

James was a hard worker throughout his life, after his service to his country, he worked on the family farm in Kingsbury, where he raised his children. He then went on to work as a sub-contractor and then a carpenter for Cifone Construction Co. After retiring he returned to farming on the Mattison family farm.

He was a member of the American Legion, Post 574, in Hudson Falls. He enjoyed hunting, camping and fishing throughout the Adirondacks.

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

12/05/2022 at 11:45am

Staging Location:

Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Rd.
Schuylerville, NY 12871

Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Dan Nolin - 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:

Interment with military honors scheduled for 12:00 pm.  Please stage quietly and observe updated staging instructions.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:

Dan Nolin

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