**SPECIAL MISSION ** VIETNAM 50TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION CEREMONY WILLIMANTIC CT OCT 19, 2017 16:30HRS STAGING

** SPECIAL MISSION **
VIETNAM 50TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION CEREMONY
OCTOBER 19, 2017
WINDHAM TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL
210 BIRCH STREET
WILLIMANTIC, CT 06226
STAGING 16:30HRS 
Patriot Guard and Associates;
We have been invited to stand a flag line at the Vietnam 50th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony to be held on October 19, 2017 in Willimantic. 
We will stand a flag line to help Welcome the Honorees and their families as they arrive for the ceremony at 1700 hrs. 
 
STAGING WILL BE AT 1630 HRS at the Windham Technical High School  210 Birch St, Willimantic, CT 06226 
 
ASC Jack Casey will be RCIC and flags and water will be on site. 
 
As this is State Property and a school, Members are reminded that personal weapons are not permitted. 
 
God Bless America, Our Troops, and our First Responders.
For the State Captain,

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)

**HONOR MISSION MIDDLETOWN CT RICHARD WIGHTMAN WILSON MM3 USN KOREA MONDAY 10/02/17 STAGING 0900 HRS

**HONOR MISSION**

RICHARD WIGHTMAN WILSON MM3 USN KOREA,

MIDDLETOWN, CT;

MONDAY 10/02/17 STAGING 0900 HRS

Patriot Guard and Associates;

Sadly we are called to stand in Honor for Richard Wightman Wilson, Machinists Mate 3rd Class USN 07/47-05/50 and 10/50-09/54.

Duty stations include USS Katmi AE-16 and USS Essex CVA-9.

We will stand a flag line at the cemetery only.

Staging will be at CT State Veterans Cemetery 317 Bow Lane Middletown, CT 06457 Monday OCT 2, 2017 at 0900 hrs.

SR Ride Captain Don Camden will be RCIC and flags and water will be provided.

God Bless America, Our Troops, and First Responders.

For the State Captain, 
William F. Petras III (Skip)
Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
ascspetras@ctpatriotguard.org
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (faxX)

** HONOR MISSION MIDDLETOWN CT JEFFREY ALAN LAWTON US NAVY 84-87 SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 0930 HRS STAGING

** HONOR MISSION**

MIDDLETOWN CT

JEFFREY ALAN LAWTON US NAVY 84-87

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 0930 HRS STAGING

Patriot Guard and Associates; 

Sadly we are called to stand in Honor for Jeffrey Alan Lawton, SN/E3 US Navy, who served from 02/84 to 09/87.
 
SN Lawton’s duty station was NAS Norfolk VA assigned as a Communications and Intelligence Specialist. 
 
We will stand a flag line for interment at the CT State Veterans Cemetery, 317 Bow Lane, Middletown, CT 06457. Staging will be at 0930 hrs. 
 
ASC Skip Petras will be RCIC.   Flags and Water will be provided. 
 
God Bless America, Our Troops, and our First Responders.
 
For the State Captain,
William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)

**SHORT NOTICE **HONOR MISSION ENFIELD CT CARMINE J. MORRONE AIRMAN 2ND CLASS USAFR, CTANG 03/55-02/58; STAGING AT 0900 HRS

**SHORT NOTICE **

HONOR MISSION ENFIELD CT

CARMINE J. MORRONE AIRMAN 2ND CLASS USAFR, CTANG 03/55-02/58

Friday 09/29/17

STAGING AT 0900 HRS

Partiot Guard and Associates;

Sadly we are called to stand in Honor for Carmine J. Morrone Airman 2nd Class CT Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve 03/55 – 02/58.
 
Carmine served at  103rd MATRON unit Bradley Field, Windsor Locks CT in the Motor Maint shop. 
 
Carmine Morrone is the Father of our own Kat Freedman and Father in Law of our own Mike Freedman.
 
Primary Stage will be at the Leete-Stevens Funeral Home 61 South Rd, Enfield, CT at 0900 Hrs. Services will be held at the Funeral Home at 1000 am. 
 
Secondary Stage will be at St Patrick’s Cemetery 1550 King St Enfield, CT at 1030 hrs.
 
ASC Jack Casey and ASC Skip Petras will be RCIC’s and flags & water will be on site.
 
God Bless America, Our Troops, and our First Responders.
 

For the State Captain;

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)

***HONOR MISSION*** ANTHONY S. LAPILA, SN, US NAVY, 1115 HRS (11:15 HRS), 14 SEPTEMBER 2017

***HONOR MISSION***

ANTHONY S. LAPILA, SN, US NAVY

1115 HRS (11:15 HRS), 14 SEPTEMBER 2017

Patriot Guard Riders and Associates,
We wish to honor Anthony S. LaPila, Sn, US Navy, who was awarded the National Defense Service Medal for his service on the   USS Gearing, DD 710.
SC Mac McArthur will be RCIC and will have Flags and water available.
STAGE:
 
1015 HRS (10:15 HRS), 14 September 2017
St. Sebastian Cemetery
75 Meriden Road
Rockfall, CT 06481

God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.

Regards,

MAC MCARTHUR

STATE CAPTAIN

CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS

statecaptain@ctpatriotguard.org

haddamac@gmail.com

mac06438@aol.com

Cell:860-682-7625

Fax: 860-345-3654

***SPECIAL MISSION***1200 HRS (12:00 PM), 16 SEPTEMBER 2017, RUN FOR THE FALLEN, VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK/TREES OF HONOR MEMORIAL, MIDDLETOWN, CT.

***SPECIAL MISSION***

1200 HRS (12:00 PM), 16 SEPTEMBER 2017

RUN FOR THE FALLEN, VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK/TREES OF HONOR MEMORIA

MIDDLETOWN, CT.

Patriot Guard Riders and Associates,
We have again been asked to support the Run For The Fallen to honor the 65 servicemen and service women who have been killed since 9/11/2001. We will stand a Flag Line forthe last km of the run, talk to the youths (Boy Scouts, Civil Air Patrol, etc.)
about what PGR does and why honoring our heroes is important. We will provide a Flag Bike Escort for the last lap of the run. I need all Flags available so we can have 65 Flags for members of Civil Air Patrol to stand by each tree/plaque during the ceremony. The ceremony starts at 1430 hrs (2:30 pm), with the last lap beginning at 1300 hrs (1:00 pm).
ASC Skip Petras will be RCIC and Flags will be on site. RC’s with Flags get them to Skip or to me, or bring them with you.
STAGE:
 
1200 HRS (12:00 PM), Saturday, 16 September 2017
Veterans Memorial Park/ Trees of Honor Memorial
Walnut Grove Road
Middletown, CT 06457

God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.

Regards,

MAC MCARTHUR

STATE CAPTAIN

CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS

statecaptain@ctpatriotguard.org

haddamac@gmail.com

mac06438@aol.com

Cell:860-682-7625

Fax: 860-345-3654

***HONOR MISSION***FRANK T. SARNO, SP3, US ARMY, 1030 HRS (10:30 AM), THURSDAY, 14 SEPTEMBER 2017, WALLINGFORD, CT 06492

***HONOR MISSION***

FRANK T. SARNO, SP3, US ARMY

1030 HRS (10:30 AM), THURSDAY, 14 SEPTEMBER 2017

WALLINGFORD, CT 06492

Patriot Guard Riders and Associates,
 
Sadly we are called to honor Frank T. Sarno, Sp3, US Army. No further info is available due to fire at Personnel Records Center.
 
ASC Jack Casey will be RCIC and have Flags and water on site.
 
CHURCH STAGE:
 
0930 hrs (9:30 am), Thursday, 14 September 2017
Church of the Resurrection
115 Pond Hill Road
Wallingford, CT 06492
 
INTERMENT STAGE:
 
Following Church service. Time is approximate.
1030 Hrs (10:30 am), Thursday, 14 September 2017
St. John Cemetery
400 Christian Street
Wallingford, CT 06492
 

God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.

Regards,

MAC MCARTHUR

STATE CAPTAIN

CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS

statecaptain@ctpatriotguard.org

haddamac@gmail.com

mac06438@aol.com

Cell:860-682-7625

Fax: 860-345-3654

***HONOR MISSION***GEORGE A. DUSSEAULT, SR., US ARMY, 1100 HRS (11:00 AM), SATURDAY, 16 SEPTEMBER 2017, WHERE WE WILL JOIN A PROCESSION FROM THE FUNERAL HOME TO THE CHURCH, PLAINFIELD, CT

***HONOR MISSION***GEORGE A. DUSSEAULT, SR., US ARMY

1100 HRS (11:00 AM), SATURDAY, 16 SEPTEMBER 2017,

WHERE WE WILL JOIN A PROCESSION FROM THE FUNERAL HOME TO THE CHURCH, PLAINFIELD, CT

Patriot Guard Riders and Associates,
 
Sadly we are called to honor George A. Dusseault, Sr., SP3, US Army, who served with the 97th /signal Battalion, 301st Signal Group, US Army Europe as an Air Frame Repair Mechanic in Boblingen, Baden-Wurttemburg, Germany. He was awarded the Army Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.
 
We will ride in Flag Vehicle Escort along with members of the Christian Motorcyclist Association (CMA) from the Funeral Home to the Church. His ashes will be on his trailered motorcycle. You may go directly to the Church if you don’t wish to participate in escort. There will be no interment.
 
ASC Jack Casey will be RCIC and Flags and water will be on site.
ESCORT STAGE:
​1000 HRS (10:00 AM), Saturday, 16 September 2017
Dougherty Brothers Funeral Home
595 Norwich Road
Plainfield, CT 06374
CHURCH STAGE:
1100 HRS (11:00 AM), Saturday, 16 September 2017
Lighthouse Church of God
33 Plainfield, CT 06374
 

God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.

Regards,

MAC MCARTHUR

STATE CAPTAIN

CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS

statecaptain@ctpatriotguard.org

haddamac@gmail.com

mac06438@aol.com

Cell:860-682-7625

Fax: 860-345-3654

***HONOR MISSION***ROBERT W. GRADY, LCPL, US MARINE CORPS, VIETNAM ERA, 1100 HRS (11:00 AM), WEDNESDAY, 13 SEPTEMBER 2017, MIDDLETOWN, CT 06457

***HONOR MISSION***

ROBERT W. GRADY, LCPL, US MARINE CORPS, VIETNAM ERA

1100 HRS (11:00 AM), WEDNESDAY, 13 SEPTEMBER 2017

MIDDLETOWN, CT 06457

Patriot Guard Riders and Associates,
Sadly we are called to stand a Flag Line to honor Robert W. Grady, Lcpl, US Marine Corps, Vietnam Era, who served from 1961 to 1965 with Headquarters Battery, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, FMF, Camp Lejeune, NC as an Artillery Meteorological Man. He was awarded the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal with 1 Star, the National Defense Service Medal and the Marine Corps Rifle Sharpshooter Badge.
We will stand a Flag Line at his interment in the CT State Veterans Cemetery.
ASC Jack Casey will be RCIC and Flags and water will be on site.
STAGE:
1000 HRS (10:00 AM), Wednesday, 13 September 2017
CT State Veterans Cemetery
317 Bow Lane
Middletown, CT 06457

God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.

Regards,

MAC MCARTHUR

STATE CAPTAIN

CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS

statecaptain@ctpatriotguard.org

haddamac@gmail.com

mac06438@aol.com

Cell:860-682-7625

Fax: 860-345-3654

 

HONOR MISSION: MIDDLETOWN, CT THOMAS EDWARD FLYNN MM2 USN WWII, FIRST RESPONDER TUESDAY 09/05/17 0900 HRS STAGING

***HONOR MISSION***

MIDDLETOWN, CT

THOMAS EDWARD FLYNN MM2 USN WWII, FIRST RESPONDER

TUESDAY 09/05/17 0900 HRS STAGING

Patriot Guard and Associates;  

Sadly we are called to stand in Honor for Thomas Edward Flynn MM2 USN WWII, and First Responder.  MM2 Flynn served from 08/1943 to 04/1946.
Duty Stations include NRS Hartford, CT NTS Newport, RI, NTS (MM) Wentworth Institute Boston, MA, RS New York, NY and service aboard the USS Hopping DE 155/APD 51.
Significant Awards include the American Campaign Award, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 1 Bronze Service Star, Navy Occupation Service Medal with Aisa Clasp, WWII Victory Medal, and the Phillipine Liberation Medal.
Thomas also served with the Westfield Fire Department in Middletown, CT for more than 75 years rising through the ranks to Deputy Chief and Honorary Chief.
We will stand a flag line at the church and cemetery.
Church Staging will be 0900 hours Tuesday 09/05/17 at St Pius X Church 310 Westfield St. Middletown, CT 06457 followed by a flag line at the Miner St Cemetery, Miner St (Intersection of Smith St) Middletown, CT.
ASC Skip Petras will be RCIC and Flags and Water will be provided. 

 God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders
For The State Captain,
Skip Petras, Assistant State Captain