US Army - WWII
Calverton - 05/15/2020
|***Updated 14 May, 2020 - 08:15 Hrs.***
Staging Instructions have been updated as shown below
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 8, Region 9|
|About the Mission:||PFC Rudolph Blair faithfully and honorably executed his duties to our nation as Bugler (803) in the Quartermaster Corps of the U.S. Army during World War II. He was inducted on 15 February 1943 and was honorably discharged on 11 December 1945.
Battles and campaigns as follows: Ardennes, Central Europe, Northern France, Rhineland. For his service, he was awarded the American Service Medal, the European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal. He was an Expert on the M1 Rifle.
His family has requested PGR participation in his final honors.
|Primary Staging Date:||05/15/2020|
|Primary Staging Time:||08:30|
|AM or PM:||am|
|Staging Location:||Macken Mortuary, Inc.
52 Clinton Ave
Rockville Centre NY 11570
|Acting Ride Captain:||William Byrne|
|Acting Ride Captain email:||wbyrnerollingthunderli@gmail.
|Acting Ride Captain Phone #:||516-765-0905|
|Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:||
The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.
|Special Information:||Please stage at funeral home for dignified transfer and military honors.
Escort to Calverton National Cemetery immediately following - KSU approximately 9:15AM
|Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?||yes|
|Second Staging Date:||05/15/2020|
|Second Staging Time:||09:45|
|Second Stage - AM or PM:||am|
|Second Location:||Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Blvd
Calverton NY 11792
|Second Lead Ride Captain:||Gene and Sue Frohnhoefer|
|Second Stage Special Information:||Please stage at the cemetery gate and see RCs Gene and Sue for instructions.
Procession leaving from Macken Mortuary, Inc, Rockville Center approximately 9:15 AM.
|Is there a Third Stage to this Mission?||no|
|Submitted by:||Wayne Cohen - SRC Region 8|