Wilton I. Thomas, Jr.
USAF - Vietnam Era Veteran
Multi-City, NY - 12/30/2020
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 4, Region 5|
|About the Mission:||The family of Milton Ivan Thomas, Jr. Has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Milton, 68, passed on Sunday, December 20, 2020.
Not much is known of Milton's life or service at this time. He enlisted in the United States Air Force on 30 August, 1971, and was trained as a Fire Protection Specialist (AFSC 57150). He spent almost 11 months overseas and was last assigned to the 4392 Civil Engineering Squadron at Vandenberg AFB in California. He was honorably discharged on 29 July, 1976 at the rank of Sergeant (E-4) and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Air Force Good Conduct Medal and the Air Force Longevity Service Award.
|Primary Staging Date:||12/30/2020|
|Primary Staging Time:||09:45|
|AM or PM:||am|
|Staging Location:||New Comer Cremations & Funerals
181 Troy Schenectady Rd.
Watervliet, NY 12189
|Lead Ride Captain:||Ray Sestak|
|Lead Ride Captain Phone #:||518-669-3358|
|Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:||
The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.
|Special Information:||Staging at the funeral home with a flag line for the arrival of family and guests. Family will arrive by 10:00 am, with public visitation from 11:00 am - 11:30 am. Funeral service to follow with escort to Saratoga National Cemetery for interment with military honors.|
|Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?||yes|
|Second Staging Date:||12/30/2020|
|Second Staging Time:||02:00|
|Second Stage - AM or PM:||pm|
|Second Location:||Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, NY 12871
|Second Lead Ride Captain:||Ray Sestak|
|Second Stage - Special Information:||For those arriving early, please form a flag line at the front gate for the arrival of the funeral cortege. Interment with military honors scheduled for 2:30 pm.|
|Is there a Third Stage to this Mission?||no|
|Submitted by:||Ray Sestak|