US Army Veteran
USA - Vietnam Era
Multi-City, NY - 01/13/2020
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 8, Region 9|
|About the Mission:||The family of this US Army veteran has requested that Patriot Guard Riders stand with them to render honors, while asking that this mission be posted under certain Operational Security (OPSEC) guidelines to protect their privacy. They wish for the veterans name and certain other details to remain unknown.
Our Honoree faithfully executed his duties to our nation from his induction on 16 February 1970 until his honorable discharge on 20 September 1972. He served as Teletype Intercept Operator (MOS 05K20) in Company A, 7th Radio Research Field Station, US Army Support - Thailand, for just over one year.
For his service, he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Citation, Vietnam Service Medal, and Vietnam Campaign Medal w/60 Device.
|Primary Staging Date:||01/13/2020|
|Primary Staging Time:||09:00|
|AM or PM:||am|
|Staging Location:||Funeral Home:
N. F. Walker, Inc
2039 Merrick Av
Merrick, NY 11566
|Lead Ride Captain:||Wayne Cohen|
|Lead Ride Captain Phone #:||516-729-9869|
|Special Information:||Please stage at the funeral home by 9 AM to form a flag line to welcome family and friends. Very short escort to Cure of Ars RC Church following dignified transfer. KSU approximately 9:30AM|
|Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?||yes|
|Second Staging Date:||01/13/2020|
|Second Staging Time:||09:30|
|Second Stage - AM or PM:||am|
|Second Location:||Cure of Ars RC Church
2323 Merrick Av
Merrick, NY 11566
|Second Lead Ride Captain:||Wayne Cohen|
|Second LRC Email and Phone #:|
|Second Stage - Special Information:||Please form a flag line to welcome funeral procession from funeral home.
Following Mass and dignified transfer, escort will leave for Calverton National Cemetery approximately 11:10 AM
|Is there a Third Stage to this Mission?||yes|
|Third Staging Date:||01/13/2020|
|Third Staging Time:||11:45|
|Third Stage - AM or PM:||am|
|Third Location:||Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Blvd
Calverton, NY 11792
|Third Lead Ride Captain:||Wayne Cohen|
|Third LRC Email and Phone #:|
|Third Stage - Special Information:||Procession to arrive Calverton 12 noon - 12:10PM. No Ride Captain is available to stage at cemetery entrance as we usually do. If an experienced PGR member wishes to lead the flag line at the entrance, please do. If not, please stage at entrance to Shelter Area to await arrival of procession. Please be cognizant and respectful of any services in progress or entering the area.
We are hoping that this procession will arrive on time, as the Rushford Mission from Davin's in Mastic will come in very soon after. Flags will not be made available. Please bring your own.
|Submitted by:||Wayne Cohen - SRC Region 8|