Honor Mission
Bernard V. Bieg
US Air Force
Korean War Era Veteran
Troy, NY - 11/17/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission: The family of Bernard V. Bieg has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Bernard, 91, formerly of Haynersville, Berlin, and more recently Pittstown, died peacefully, Friday morning, November 12, 2021, at Samaritan Hospital.

Born in Troy, Mr. Bieg was a graduate of Troy High School. On January 2, 1951, he enlisted in the United States Air Force and was stationed at Pope Air Base at Ft. Bragg, NC, where he served as a radio and radar technician. At the time of his honorable discharge in December 1954 he had earned the rank of Staff Sergeant and for his service, was awarded the National defense Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal.

After returning home, he enrolled at Hudson Valley Community College and earned an Associate’s Degree in Mechanical Technology. For over 30 years he was employed as a foreman and machine operator by the former Bendix Company in Green Island and retired in 1980. He then was employed for an additional 15 years as a grounds maintenance worker at the Emma Willard School in Troy, until retiring for a second time in 1995.

Bernard's full obituary can be viewed online by clicking HERE
Primary Staging Date: 11/17/2021
Primary Staging Time: 09:30
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: Howard B. Tate & Son Funeral Home
2237 NY-7
Troy, NY 12180
Lead Ride Captain: Martin Kaiser
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Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:
Updated 25 May 2021
  • While in any outdoor setting, fully vaccinated PGR members will no longer be required to wear masks but are asked to act responsibly and respect your fellow members decision on this issue. For the protection of others, non-vaccinated members are asked to please wear a mask.
  • For the immediate future, all PGR members will continue to wear masks and social distance while indoors during a mission.
  • Masks will be worn at any other location where organizers, requestors or the Lead Ride Captain has determined that this be done.
  • 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 respect the LRC’s decision on these matters.
  • Here is the link for the Current NYS rules: Current NYS Guidelines
  • Click this url to review: CDC - Current Guidelines
Special Information: Staging at the funeral home for the arrival of family and guests. There will be a short service conducted at 10:00 am, followed by escort to St. Mary's Cemetery, Tibbitts Ave., Troy, for interment with military honors.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Ray Sestak
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  rs 11/16


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