Honor Mission
Joseph J. Guagenti
US Army - WWII Veteran
Multi-City, NY - 05/01/2020
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 8, Region 9
About the Mission: Infantry Rifleman PFC Joseph J. Guagenti faithfully and honorably executed his duties to our nation in the US Army during World War II.  A member of Company A, 550th Infantry Battalion, 17th Airborne Glider Division, he fought in the Rhineland.

For his service, he was awarded the Europe-Africa-Middle East Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, A Combat Infantry Badge, the Purple Heart, and the World War II Victory Medal.

It is time for Patriot Guard Riders to stand for this member of the Greatest Generation who has stood for us.
Primary Staging Date: 05/01/2020
Primary Staging Time: 10:15
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: Romanelli Funeral Home
89-01 Rockaway Blvd
Ozone Park, NY 11416
Lead Ride Captain: Carlos Garcia
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #: 917.642.5461
Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.

  • Stay a minimum of 10 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: This is an escort only Mission.  We will escort our Honoree from funeral home to his home a short distance away, where we will 'pick up' his family.

The escort will then continue on to St John Cemetery, where we will stop at the entrance, allowing the procession to go by us as we present arms.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 05/01/2020
Second Staging Time: 10:45
Second Stage - AM or PM: am
Second Location: St John Cemetery
80-01 Metropolitan Ave.
Middle Village, NY 11379
Second Lead Ride Captain:  
Second LRC Email and Phone #:  
Second Stage - Special Information: If staging directly at cemetery gate, please form a flag line for arrival of procession.
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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