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Memorial Mission
Flag Placement and Pickup
Cypress Hills National Cemetery
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Brooklyn, NY  - 05/28/2022
 
 
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 7, Region 8, Region 9
About the Mission: This is an all hands on deck (rain or shine) as the CHNC staff will start to bring out the large flag containers around 9 am.
We will have an honor guard provided by veteran volunteers and a short ceremony to remind us of what Memorial Day is all about.
Primary Staging Date: 05/28/2022
Primary Staging Time: 9:00
AM or PM: am
Staging Location:

Cypress Hills National Cemetery
625 Jamaica Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11208

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Lead Ride Captain: Carlos Varón
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #: 718-374-1926
Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:
Updated 8 March 2022

Based on the most current COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines: NYS Guidelines of 2 March 2022, and CDC Guidelines of 3 March 2022, 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 ensure that you have a mask with you, should the need arise, and respect the LRC’s decision in these matters.

Special Information: -Wear comfortable clothing/shoes
-Wear gloves to plant flags. Some or many of the wooden sticks might have splinters. Bring a screwdriver to break the ground if too hard for the flag to be inserted into the ground.
-Bring a wagon or wear a backpack to carry flags.
-Invite as many friends and family, especially those who have never been to CHNC
-Hydration and snacks will be provided by American Red Cross
-Flag Pick Up: It will be the Saturday following Memorial Day. June 4th.
-Feel free to share/forward to interested parties
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 06/04/2022
Second Staging Time: 9:00
Second Stage - AM or PM: am
Second Location: Cypress Hills National Cemetery
625 Jamaica Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11208
Second Lead Ride Captain: Carlos Varón
Second LRC Email and Phone #: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
718-374-1926
Second Stage - Special Information: -Wear comfortable clothing/shoes
-Wear gloves to plant flags. Some or many of the wooden sticks might have splinters.
-Bring a wagon or wear a backpack to carry flags.
-Invite as many friends and family, especially those who have never been to CHNC
-Hydration and snacks will be provided by American Red Cross
-Feel free to share/forward to interested parties
Is there a Third Stage to this Mission? no
   
Submitted by: Wayne Cohen - SRC Region 8 NY
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
   
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