********************* UPDATE - 11/18/10  1900 HRS **************

Viewing Hours Thursday and Friday 1400 to 1700 and 1900 to 2100 both days

Saturday

Patchogue Stage, KSU 0600 hrs (6:00 a)

Hauppauge Stage, KSU 0630 hrs (6:30 a)

Hicksville Stage Area KSU 7000 hrs (7:00 pm)

Final Stage, KSU 0800 hrs (8:00 a)

Cemetery Only Staging at Hicksville at 0815 hrs (8:15 a)

Funeral Home departure KSU Aprox 0930 hrs (9:30 a)

Region 7 Will be meeting at the Webster gate at 1000 hrs.

Woodlawn Cemetery, Webster Gate, Aprox Arrival 1045 Hrs

Patchogue Stage, KSU 0600 hrs (6:00 a)

Island Grill Diner, 140 Hospital Rd., East Patchogue, NY 11772,    631.475.2110

(Just south of Sunrise Highway)

Hauppauge Stage, KSU 0630 hrs (6:30 a)

410 Wheeler Road, Hauppauge, NY 11788-4314,   631.234.3997

Hicksville Stage Area KSU 7000 hrs (7:00 am)

Waldbaums Shopping Center, Rt. 106/107 Just South West of LIE and NS Pkwy

Final Stage, KSU 0800 hrs (8:00 a)

Greenwich Village Funeral Home, 199 Bleeker Street, NY, NY 10012  212.674.8055

Funeral Home KSU Aprox 0930 hrs (9:30 a)

Woodlawn Cemetery, Webster Gate, Aprox Arrival 1045 Hrs (10:45 a)

Webster Ave and E 233rd St, Bronx, NY,10470,   718.920.0500

For GPS use, East 233rd st, Bronx, NY 10470

Region 7 Will be meeting at the Webster gate at 1000 hrs.

Ken Bodrogi will be leading anyone that wants to go straight to the cemetery. With parking just about non existent in on Bleeker this might be a very good idea for cages. I will be on Bleeker for the flags.

Cemetery Only Staging at Hicksville at 0815 hrs (8:15 a)

 

*     *     *     *     UPDATE - Wednesday 11/17/2010  *     *     *

Update for Region 7 on the mission.

We are to meet Ride Captain, Chris Di Costanzo, 914 523-7238, at the Webster Avenue  entrance of Woodlawn Cemetery in Bronx, NY at 10:00 AM on Saturday, 11/20/10.

*     *     *     *    UPDATE - Tuesday 11/16/2010  *     *     *

Subject: [PGRNY Region 7] Fw: Confirmed Mission: Saturday, 11/20/10, 0800 hrs KIA, Spc AnthonyVargas, US Army (27)


SPC Vargas remains to SP Ft Devans at 0800.
Arrive at Greenwich Village Funeral home 1100-1130
(Corner of bleeker and Avenue of the America's)
If any one can be there to stand for him please do.
There are no flags on site as of yet.


Subject: Confirmed Mission: Saturday, 11/20/10, 0800 hrs KIA, Spc Anthony Vargas, US Army (27)


Confirmed Mission: Saturday, 11/20/10, 0800 hrs KIA, Spc Anthony Vargas, US Army (27)

Riders,

We have been asked to Stand in Honor of Spc Anthony Vargas, who was Killed in Action November 9th, in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan.

He is being driven up from Dover sometime tomorrow

Region 7 will have a final staging at Woodlawn Cemetery. Saturday, November 20, 2010

Lower Westchester and Bronx:  Be at the cemetery be 10:00 AM to meet with Ride Captain in charge, Chris Di Costanzo.

Upper Westcheter
STAGING:  DD 1 (Dunking Donuts on Route 202 in Yorktown Heights, NY)  at 8:45 AM Saturday, 11/20/10
KSU:  9:00 AM SHARP
We will set up a flag line at the cemetery.

If you are able to attend the funeral, go directly to the Geernwich Village Funeral Home for that part of the mission.

Thank you for what you do.
John Tibbs, PGR Senior R/C Region 7
USMC 1957-1960

Viewing Hours Thursday and Friday 1400 to 1700 and 1900 to 2100 both days.

Greenwich Village Funeral Home
199 Bleeker Street, NY, NY 10012  212.674.8055

Parking will be tight. Supposedly there is a parking garage a block and a half away. I will be getting more info before Thursday as well as possible mass transit info.

Internment Saturday, Right from the Funeral home (Bleeker Street, NYC est KSU 0930) to Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx. (est time of arrival is 1100 hrs)

Woodlawn Cemetery,
Webster Ave and E 233rd St, Bronx, NY,10470,   718.920.0500 
For GPS use,  East 233rd st, Bronx, NY 10470

Specifics will be in Mission Post Update later today for Arrival Tuesday and Wed for remainder of the week.
Watch for other region post for stage areas and details.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1030-10
November 09, 2010
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Spc. Anthony Vargas, 27, of Reading, Pa., died Nov. 8 in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

Please remember to offer condolences on the national site at this thread

http://www.patriotguard.org/tabid/61/forumid/11/view/topic/postid/1466579/afsort/ASC/Default.aspx


Thank you for the time you give to those who stood for us.

Jim McElroy
Assistant State Captain, Region 8 Senior Ride Captain'   Patriot Guard Riders, NY
East Northport, NY 11731,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 516.805.3316 

Jim McElroy
Assistant State Captain
Patriot Guard Riders, NY,
516.805.3316
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
7 Wood Haven Place
East Northport, NY 11731

*     *     *     *    UPDATE - MONDAY 11/15/10 1600 *   *   *

I have just received word, SPC Vargas remains to SP Ft Devans at 0800, Tue, 11/16/10.
Arrive at Greenwich Village Funeral home 1100-1130, Tuesday.
(Corner of bleeker and Avenue of the America's)
If any one can be there to stand for him please do.
There are no flags on site as of yet.
Final details of viewing and internment will be posted Wed.

*     *     *     *        ORIGINAL MISSION POSTING     *     *     *     *

Riders,

We have been asked to stand in honor of Spc. Anthony Vargas, who was Killed in Action November 9th, in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan.

Viewing Hours Thursday and Friday 1400 to 1700 and 1900 to 2100 both days.

Greenwich Village Funeral Home Click for map of Funeral Home & Cemetery.

199 Bleeker Street, NY, NY 10012  212.674.8055

Parking will be tight. Supposedly there is a parking garage a block and a half away. I will be getting more info before Thursday as well as possible mass transit info.

Internment Saturday, Right from the Funeral home (Bleeker Street, NYC; est. KSU 0930) to Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx. (est. time of arrival is 1100 hrs)

Woodlawn Cemetery,

Webster Ave and E 233rd St, Bronx, NY, 10470,   718.920.0500

For GPS use: East 233rd St, Bronx, NY 10470

Specifics will be in Mission Post Update later today for Arrival Tuesday and Wed for remainder of the week. Watch for other region post for stage areas and details.

Click to leave condolences on PGR National site.

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IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1030-10

November 09, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Spc. Anthony Vargas, 27, of Reading, Pa., died Nov. 8 in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

Thank you for the time you give to those who stood for us.

Jim McElroy
Assistant State Captain, Region 8 Senior Ride Captain'   Patriot Guard Riders, NY
East Northport, NY 11731,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 516.805.3316

 

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