Honor Mission
James W. Cornell
US Marine Corps Veteran
Multi-City, NY - 01/27/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 8, Region 9
About the Mission: James W. Cornell faithfully and honorably executed his duties in service to our nation from the time of his enlistment on 10 November 1954, until his honorable discharge at the rank of Corporal on 13 December 1957.

He served with the Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Division as a Machine Gunner (0331,) and was awarded the Good Conduct Medal and Expert Badge.
Primary Staging Date: 01/27/2021
Primary Staging Time: 09:00
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: Charles J. O'Shea Funeral Home
2515 N. Jerusalem Ave.
East Meadow, NY 11554
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Acting Lead Ride Captain: William Byrne
Acting Lead Ride Captain email: wbyrnerollingthunderli@gmail.com
Acting Lead Ride Captain Phone #: 516-765-0905
Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

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, fist-bumping, hugs, cheek kissing or any other physical contact.
  • Follow all Covid-19 protection practices as described on the CDC website.
  • Click this url to review: CDC - Prevent Getting Sick
  • 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 facemask, 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: Flag line for dignified transfer to be followed by escort to church.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 01/27/2021
Second Staging Time: 09:15
Second Stage - AM or PM: am
Second Location: St Raphael Parish
600 Newbridge Rd.
East Meadow, NY 11554
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Second Lead Ride Captain: Wayne Cohen
Second LRC Email and Phone #: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Second Stage - Special Information: Dignified transfer upon arrival of cortege.
Dignified transfer and escort to Calverton National Cemetery to follow mass.
Is there a Third Stage to this Mission? yes
Third Staging Date: 01/27/2021
Third Staging Time: 11:00
Third Stage - AM or PM: am
Third Location: Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Blvd
Calverton, NY  11933
Acting Third Lead Ride Captain: John Funk
Acting Third LRC Email and Phone #: videoman67@optonline,net
Third Stage - Special Information: Stage cemetery entrance with flag line for arrival of PGR escorted funeral cortege.
See Acting RC John Funk for instructions.
Is there a Fourth Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Wayne Cohen - SRC Region 8
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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