Honor Mission

John E. Greeley

USAF Veteran

Menands, New York - 16 Jun 2017


The family of Mr. John Eric Greeley has requested the presence of the Patriot Guard Riders at his military honors funeral services.

Born in Troy, April 6, 1964, John was a 1982 graduate of Hoosick Falls High School. On February 10, 1983, John entered the United States Air Force and after basic training was stationed at several air bases around the world. While serving, John was a structural craftsman working with the “Red Horse” division of civil engineering. He served many short tours of duty in support of our troops helping to erect housing and shelters, including during Operation Desert Storm. In addition to being an expert marksman with small arms, he was awarded many ribbons for meritorious service to our country before being honorably discharged on November 16, 1994 with the rank of Staff Sergeant (E-5).

The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to be able to stand for and render dignity, honor and respect for the life and service of Mr. John Eric Greeley, proud United States Air Force veteran.


Primary Staging Time: 11:45 A.M.

Howard B. Tate & Son Funeral Home
2237 NY Route 7
Troy, NY 12180
Ride Captain:
"Big Dan" Nolin
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Special Instructions:
Staging at funeral home for the arrival of the family. Escort to cemetery departs approximately 12:20:

Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, NY 12871

Interment with full military honors scheduled for 1:30 PM. For those staging directly to the cemetery, please do so quietly and be aware of any service in progress. Please do not gather at the Visitor Center.
Flags & Water:
Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.


Checks payable to Patriot Guard Riders of NY may be sent to:

Attn: Treasurer
PO Box 637
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590




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