Honor Mission
Robert Lee Rapp
US Navy Veteran
Multi-City, NY - 06/18/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission:

The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested by the family to stand in honor of the life and service of Robert Lee Rapp.

Robert joined the US Navy at the age of 17. He Served from 74-77 aboard the USS Lexington (CVT-16), an Essex-class aircraft carrier, and was an airplane mechanic. Robert loved his BMW and was trained to ride while in the military. For most of his life he worked in the trucking industry. There will be no obituary.

Primary Staging Date: 06/18/2021
Primary Staging Time: 09:00
AM or PM: am
Staging Location:

Burke & Bussing Funeral Home
628 N Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866


Lead Ride Captain: Dan Nolin
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #: 518-361-6410
Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:
Updated 25 May 2021
  • While in any outdoor setting, fully vaccinated PGR members will no longer be required to wear masks but are asked to act responsibly and respect your fellow members decision on this issue. For the protection of others, non-vaccinated members are asked to please wear a mask.
  • For the immediate future, all PGR members will continue to wear masks and social distance while indoors during a mission.
  • Masks will be worn at any other location where organizers, requestors or the Lead Ride Captain has determined that this be done.
  • Going forward, the Lead Ride Captain for any mission will be responsible for determining whether PGR members will have to mask up or not. Please respect the LRC’s decision on these matters.
  • Here is the link for the Current NYS rules: Current NYS Guidelines
  • Click this url to review: CDC - Current Guidelines
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 06/18/2021
Second Staging Time: 10:15
Second Stage - AM or PM: am
Second Location: Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Rd
Schuylerville, NY 12871
Second Lead Ride Captain: Dan Nolin
Second Stage - Special Information: NOTE: The Friday schedule at Saratoga National will involve the use of both interment shelters, with veteran interments taking place in Shelter 1.

There will be no sentries posted at the main entrance.

RIDERS: When arriving at the cemetery, riders will remain with the cortege and proceed with the procession to Shelter 1, parking fender-to-fender on the left hand side of the parking lot of the shelter parking lot only. You will be sharing the parking area with the family, so please park as tightly, but safely as possible.

CAGERS: Upon arrival at the cemetery, proceed past the procession and park on the right side of the roadway at or beyond Shelter 1. Once parked and the shelter area is clear of previous services, proceed to establish a flag line as normal.
Submitted by: Dan Nolin, Senior Ride Captain, Region 4
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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