US Army

 

Honor Mission

Charles A. Ranft, Jr

US Army Veteran

Huntington Fire Department, PGR RC

Multi-City, NY - 08/30-31/2022

 

Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 7, Region 8, Region 9


About the Mission:

Charles August Ranft, Jr. faithfully and honorably executed his duties to our nation in the US Army, enlisting on 12 September 1966 until his honorable discharge as SP4(T) on 14 June 1968. He served as Wireman (36K20) with the 7th Infantry, B Battery, 1st Battalion, 79th Artillery.
He went on to serve with the Huntington Fire Department for over 50 years.
A dedicated Patriot Guard Riders Ride Captain, he attended hundreds of Missions.
He was a friend to all who knew him. His sly grin and quick wit always surprised.

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Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

08/30/2022 at 06:30pm


Staging Location:

Jacobsen Funeral Home
1380 New York Avenue
Huntington Station, NY 11746

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Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Rich "Chief" Schiraldi - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

516-813-8025


Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

Updated 8 March 2022

Based on the most current COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines: NYS Guidelines of 2 March 2022, 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:

Viewing 7 - 9 pm - Firematic Service at 8 pm
Please stage at 6:30 pm


Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?

yes


Second Staging Date and Staging Time:

08/31/2022 at 11:00am


Second Location:

Jacobsen Funeral Home
1380 New York Avenue
Huntington Station, NY 11746

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Second Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Wayne Cohen

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516.729.9869


Second Stage - Special Information:

There will be a dignified transfer at the funeral home.   The escort to Calverton National Cemetery will pass Huntington Fire Department and Charles's residence.


Is there a Third Stage to this Mission?

yes


Third Staging Date and Staging Time:

08/31/2022 at 12:30pm


Third Location:

Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Blvd
Calverton, NY

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Third Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Gene and Sue Frohnhoefer

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631.379.9788


Third Stage - Special Information:

Please stage at cemetery entrance - see RCs Gene and Sue for instructions.


Is there a Fourth Stage to this Mission?

no


Submitted by:

Wayne Cohen - SRC Region 8 NY

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