Honor Mission
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 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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
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