Honor Mission
Robert " Bobby" C Gitto
U.S. Army

Farmingdale, NY - 07/27/2020
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 8, Region 9
About the Mission: This hero veteran faithfully served his country from March 1966 to March 1968 serving a tour in Vietnam. Mr.Gitto was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Sharpshooter Badge, and Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 device and 2 O/S Bars. The family has stated that he was an extremely proud veteran and wish to have the Patriot Guard Riders stand to honor him.
Primary Staging Date: 07/27/2020
Primary Staging Time: 11:30
AM or PM: AM
Staging Location: Long Island National Cemetery
2040 Wellwood Ave.
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Lead Ride Captain: Richard Schiraldi
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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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: Please stage at the Administration Building for instructions by LRC Schiraldi. This hero is being brought in from Pennsylvania for a 12 noon service time. Please bring your flags and your own water.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Pete Jepson SRC region 9
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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