James A. Deso, Jr.
US Army - Vietnam
Multi-City, NY - 11/24/2020
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 4, Region 5|
|About the Mission:||The family of James Anthony Deso, Jr. has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. James, 77, passed on November 20, 2020.
James served his country proudly in the United States Army, entering on March 19, 1965. He was trained as a First Cook (MOS 94B20), and was assigned to the 196th Light Infantry Brigade based at Tay Ninh Combat Base, Vietnam. He served until his honorable discharge on March 12, 1967 and earned the rank of Specialist 5th Class (E-5). For his service, James was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Marksman Badge (M-14 Rifle).
After his military service, James worked for the Greyhound Transit Company and St. Anne's Institute, and enjoyed coin collecting.
Portions of the above narrative are contained in James' obituary, available for viewin gonline on the McVeigh Funeral Home website by clicking HERE
|Primary Staging Date:||11/24/2020|
|Primary Staging Time:||10:45|
|AM or PM:||am|
|Staging Location:||McVeigh Funeral Home
208 N. Allen St.
Albany, NY 12206
|Lead Ride Captain:||Ed Czuchrey|
|Lead Ride Captain Phone #:|
|Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:||
The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.
|Special Information:||Staging at the funeral home with a flag line during visitation hours, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm. Escort to Saratoga National Cemetery to follow.|
|Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?||yes|
|Second Staging Date:||11/24/2020|
|Second Staging Time:||01:30|
|Second Stage - AM or PM:||pm|
|Second Location:||Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, NY 12871
|Second Lead Ride Captain:||Ed Czuchrey|
|Second Stage - Special Information:||Staging at the cemetery for a 2:00 pm interment with military honors. Members arriving early are asked to form a flag line at the main entrance for the arrival of the funeral cortege.|
|Submitted by:||Ray Sestak|