US Army


Honor Mission

John Diamond

US Army

Calverton, NY -  08/11/2022


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 8, Region 9

About the Mission:

Mr. Diamond honorably served his country in the United States at Fort Dix, Fort Huachuca, and Fort Carson. He then went overseas on an EH-60 Blackhawk as a quick fix. He was then assigned to a UH-60 Blackhawk as crew chief with the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment at Faucht Army Airfield in Nuremberg, Germany. He was also an Army EMT and combat lifesaver. He attained the rank of Specialist (E4) and was awarded National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Army Commendation Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Marksmanship Badge (M14) , and Expert Badge ( Hand Grenade).

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

08/11/2022 at 11:45 am

Staging Location:

Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Blvd.
Calverton, NY 11933

Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Mike Osip - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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:

Please bring flags and water for yourself. Meet RC Mike at the front gate for instructions.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:

Pete Jepson SRC Region9

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bm 08/10; MER


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