Roland J. Stern
US Marine Corps
Vietnam Era Veteran
Law Enforcement Officer
Multi-City, NY, NY - 11/13/2023
Mission applies to the following Region(s):
Region 8, Region 9
About the Mission:
The family of Roland J. Stern has requested Patriot Guard Riders participation in honoring his extraordinary life and service. Roland was a proud US Marine serving as a Unit Stockman during the Vietnam War. His awards include .45 Caliber Sharpshooter and M1 Rifle Marksmanship Badge.
After his military service, Roland joined the Suffolk Police Department and served 37 years ending with an assignment in the Marine Bureau. Roland was known to have a heart of gold and often helped the homeless and anyone less fortunate than him.
Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:
11/13/2023 at 09:45am
Ruland Funeral Home
500 N Ocean Ave,
Patchogue, NY 11772
Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:
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.
After a dignified transfer we will escort directly to Calverton National Cemetery.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?
Second Staging Date and Staging Time:
11/13/2023 at 10:40am
Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Blvd
Calverton NY, 11933
Second Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:
Second Stage - Special Information:
Please assemble at the Main Gate with Gene and Sue and await the escort from Ruland Funeral Home.
Is there a Third Stage to this Mission?
John J Merkle
rs 11/10; MER