Honor Mission
Warren J. Armstrong
US Marine Corps -  Vietnam Veteran
and Police Officer

Multi-City, NY - 01/27/2021
 
 
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission:

We have been requested by the family of Warren J. Armstrong to participate in his military honors funeral. Warren passed away January 17th 2021.

Warren graduated from Troy High School and went on to attend Albany State University before joining the US Marine Corps. He served in Vietnam from 1969 to 1970, earning a Purple Heart, two Crosses of Gallantry and a Navy Commendation Medal with Combat “V”.

After coming home, Warren worked for the Albany Police Department attaining the rank of Sergeant. After a little more than 8 years with the police department he went to work at the Post Office and retired after 26 years of service. He was a life member of the VFW #420, ITAM Post 35, the American Legion #70 and the Fraternal Order of the Eagles.

A portion of this narrative was obtained from the Burke and Bussing Funeral Home obituary.

Click here for the full obituary.

Primary Staging Date: 01/27/2021
Primary Staging Time: 09:00
AM or PM: am
Staging Location:

Burke and Bussing Funeral Home
628 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY

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Lead Ride Captain: Bruce Barger
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Lead Ride Captain Phone #:  
Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:
IMPORTANT

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, fist-bumping, hugs, cheek kissing or any other physical contact.
  • Follow all Covid-19 protection practices as described on the CDC website.
  • Click this url to review: CDC - Prevent Getting Sick
  • 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 facemask, 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: We will stand a flag line for the arrival of family, then about 9:15 we will have the dignified transfer and then escort to Saratoga National Cemetery.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 01/27/2021
Second Staging Time: 09:30
Second Stage - AM or PM: am
Second Location:

Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Rd.
Schuylerville, NY

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Second Lead Ride Captain: Bruce Barger
Second LRC Email and Phone #:  
Second Stage - Special Information: Anyone arriving at 9:30 Please stand sentry at the entrance for a 10:00 am service.
   
Submitted by: Dan Nolin
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