US Marines


Honor Mission

Anthony "Tony" Hilinski

US Marine Corps
Vietnam War Veteran
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Goshen, NY - 09/08/2023


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 6, Region 7

About the Mission:

Anthony "Tony" Hilinski (74) passed away on August 27, 2023. Anthony served in the US Maine Corps from September 1967 until December 1971 with 1 year and 6 months of Foreign Service in Vietnam. He served in the Marine Corps Reserve until July 1973. His specialty was (315.381) Camp Cook. He earned these medals/ribbons. Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Unit Citation, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnamese Service Medal w/6*, Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Commendation w/Palm, Vietnamese Campaign Medal w/1960 device.

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Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

09/08/2023 at 11:30am

Staging Location:

Orange County Veterans Cemetery
111 Craigville Road
Goshen, New York

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Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

John Otero
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Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

Updated 8 March 2022

Based on the most current COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines: Protect Yourself and Your Family from COVID-19, and CDC Guidelines of 3 March 2022, 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 ensure that you have a mask with you, should the need arise, and respect the LRC’s decision in these matters.

Special Information:

Patriot Guard Riders will form a flag line at the Orange County Veterans Cemetery for the arrival of the cortage from the David T. Ferguson Funeral Home. We will stand for the dignified transfer and Military Honors. The Rolling Thunder motorcycle members will provide an escort from the funeral home.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:

Bob Boisvert

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