- Updated 12/17/2010 -

Any members who want to join this WELCOME HOME but cannot make the trip to LGA, may opt to meet at the American Legion Hall, 7 Woodside Ave, Northport, NY.
Our ETA at that location is 10 AM. We will be joined by Northport F.D & Northport P.D.
I'll have flags at LGA & upon arrival at American Legion Hall. However, if you have a flag, please fly it PROUDLY for the Corporal's arrival!! You can also bring family and friends.
Tom Archer
Ride Captain/Region 8
Patriot Guard Riders

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We have been requested to welcome home, LCpl. Robert Gartner, USMC who has recently returned from Afghanistan. The request was made by his parents and Uncle.

DATE: Saturday 12/18/10

TIME: 9:34 AM

PLACE: Laguardia Airport (Continental Airlines)

Stage Areas:

Nassau: Waldbaums Shopping Center, Route 106 & 107, Hicksville, NY

KSU: 7:50 AM

Queens: Dunkin Donuts, Astoria Blvd. & 100 St., Queens, NY

KSU: 8:30 AM

We will be joined by LCpl. Gartner's family during our ride to LGA. We'll then escort the Corporal to the VFW Hall, Northport, NY, where he'll be reunited with more of his family and friends. Who doesn't believe in Santa Claus????

Note: Traffic could be heavier than normal, so we set KSU's earlier than usual.
If you're in a cage, or on a bike please be mindful of ice/sand/salt that will be present on the road. SAFETY FIRST!!

Although the weather will be cccold, let's give LCpl. Gartner a WARM WELCOME HOME!!

I will bring flags, including the POW/MIA flag.

Thank you ALL!! Hope to see you Saturday AM!!

(Any R/C's that will join this mission, please let me know.)

Tom Archer
Ride Captain / Region 8
Patriot Guard Riders
516 449-7320


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