Honor Mission

Joseph W. Harris, Veteran

USN

MULTI-CITY, New York - 08 May 2017

 



ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of Joseph William Harris has requested Patriot Guard Riders presence at his military honors funeral services. Joseph, 64, died Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at his home in Latham. Born in Troy on October 23, 1952, Joseph was raised in Watervliet and was a graduate of Watervliet High School. He was a US Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, and was employed by the Watervliet Arsenal as a machinist.

Joseph enlisted in the United States Navy in April of 1970. He served aboard the USS White Plains (AFS-4), a Mars Class Combat Stores Ship. His MOS was SK2800 – Storekeeper. During his service, Joseph achieved the rank of Seaman Apprentice (E-2) and received the National Defense Service Medal and Vietnam Service Medal. He was Honorably discharged in December of 1970.


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 08 May 2017

Primary Staging Time: 08:15 A.M.
Parker Brothers Funeral Home
2013 Broadway
Watervliet, New York - 12189
Ride Captain:
“Big Dan” Nolin
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Special Instructions:
Staging at 8:15 AM for the arrival of family. Escort to cemetery departs approximately 9:00 AM
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.


STAGING #2 DETAILS: 08 May, 2017

Staging #2 Time: 09:30 A.M.
Gerald BH Solomon
Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, New York - 12871
Ride Captain:
“Big Dan” Nolin
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Special Instructions:
Military honors services scheduled for 10:00 AM, Interment Shelter #1. For those members staging directly to the cemetery, please stage quietly in parking area of Interment Shelter #2. Please be aware of any services already in progress.
Flags & Water:
Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

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