Honor Mission
SPC Abigail R. Jenks
US Army - Active Duty
Multi-City, NY - 04/29 & 05/01-02/2021
***Updated 04/28/2021 - 12:15 hrs***
Updates include changes to staging times
and locations as shown below
 
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission: SPC Abigail R. Jenks served her country with pride and distinction. SPC "Abby" Jenks was tragically killed in a training mission with her beloved paratroopers of the 82 Airborne Division in Ft. Bragg, NC

Obituary: https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/poststar/name/abigail-jenks-obituary?pid=198431437

The Patriot Guard Riders are honored and privileged to have been requested to take part in her full military honors. We will be there to render Honor, Dignity and Respect for the life and service to her country of SPC Abigail Rose Jenks.
Primary Staging Date: 04/29/2021
Primary Staging Time: UPDATED - 03:00
AM or PM: pm
Staging Location: Albany International Airport
Million Air Terminal
16 Jetway Dr.
Albany, NY 12211
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Lead Ride Captain: Bill Schaaf
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #: 518-542-0608
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 or any other physical contact of any kind..
  • Follow all Covid-19 protection practices as described on the CDC website.
  • Click this url to review: CDC - Prevent Getting Sick
  • Here is the link for the NYS rules: NYS Guidelines
  • * 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 face-mask, 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: PGR will form a flag line outside the exit gate at the Million Air Terminal for arrival/departure of Spc. Jenks and family.  PGR will have access to the facilities at the Million Air Terminal.

PGR will then escort Spc. Jenks and family to:

Compassionate Care Funeral Home
402 Maple Ave,
Saratoga Springs, NY

PGR will then establish flag line for dignified transfer into funeral home.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 05/01/2021
Second Staging Time: 08:45
Second Stage - AM or PM: am
Second Location: Compassionate Care Funeral Home
402 Maple Ave,
Saratoga Springs, NY  12866
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Second Lead Ride Captain: Bill Schaaf
Second LRC Email and Phone #: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
518-542-0608
Second Stage - Special Information: PGR flag line for dignified transfer at funeral home then escort to:

Wilton Baptist Church
755 Saratoga Rd (Rt-9)
Saratoga Springs, NY  12831
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PGR will then form a flag line during calling hours at the church.

10:00am to 11:00 Calling hours for family and friends.
11:00am Funeral Services followed by Military Honors.

PGR may be involved in escort back to funeral home - TBD
Is there a Third Stage to this Mission? yes
Third Staging Date: 05/02/2021
Third Staging Time: UPDATED - 12:00
Third Stage - AM or PM: pm
Third Location: Compassionate Care Funeral Home
402 Maple Ave,
Saratoga Springs, NY  12866
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Third Lead Ride Captain: Bill Schaaf
Third LRC Email and Phone #: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
518-542-0608
Third Stage - Special Information: Members will form a flag line for the dignified transfer, then escort to:

Greenfield Cemetery
Wilton Rd.
Greenfield, NY  12833
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Interment services scheduled for 1:00 pm.
   
Submitted by: Bill Schaaf
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