James Geraci
U.S. Marine Corps / FDNY
MULTI-CITY - 05/06/2020
Updated - added information as Stage 2, Stage 2 moved to Stage 3.
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 8, Region 9
About the Mission: We have been asked to support our good friends of the American Legion Riders Post 1033 - Elmont, in rendering honors for James Geraci.
PFC Geraci faithfully and honorably executed his duties to our nation in the US Marine Corps.
From American Legion request:
Combat Vietnam Veteran, Retired FDNY-EMT 9/11 First Responder; Charter member Marine Corps League - Father Capodanno Detachment; Member American Legion Post 1033 - Elmont; 4th Degree Knight of Columbus; Member Elks Lodge - New Hyde Park.
Please come out to stand for this American Hero as he has stood for us.
Primary Staging Date: 05/06/2020
Primary Staging Time: 10:30
AM or PM: am
Staging Location:

Thomas F Dalton Funeral Home
125 Hillside Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY 11040

Map to F.H.

Lead Ride Captain: Kevin Tirman
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #: 516.353.0791
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: The American Legion Riders are requesting that we stage at the funeral home by 10:30 AM. Please be cognizant that a small viewing for the family will be in progress.
After viewing there will be a dignified transfer and subsequent escort to Calverton National Cemetery.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 05/06/2020
Second Staging Time: 12:00
Second Stage - AM or PM: pm
Second Location: Long Island Welcome Center
5100 Long Island Expressway
(Eastbound after Exit 51)
Dix Hills, NY 11746
Second Lead Ride Captain: Bill Byrne
Second LRC Email and Phone #: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  / 516.765.0905 
Second Stage - Special Information: For those wishing to join escort but cannot make New Hyde Park, we will pick up the escort on their way from New Hyde Park to Calverton.
Follow RC instructions.
Is there a Third Stage to this Mission? yes
Third Staging Date: 05/06/2020
Third Staging Time: 12:15
Third Stage - AM or PM: pm
Third Location: Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Blvd
Calverton, NY
Third Lead Ride Captain:  
Third LRC Email and Phone #:  
Third Stage - Special Information: The procession should leave the funeral home in New Hyde Park at 11:30 AM, ETA CNC 12:30 PM.
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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