***HONOR MISSION***GARFIELD H. WILLIAMS, PFC, US ARMY, APRIL 1965 TO MARCH 1967, WATERFORD, CT

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Patriot Guard Riders and Associates,

Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor of Garfield Henry Williams, PFC, US Army, who served from April 21, 1965 to March 2, 1967 with the 15th Administration Company, Division Support Command, 1st Cavalry Division in An Khe, Gia Lai Province in South Vietnam.
He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with 2 Bronze Service Stars, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Marksman (Rifle M-14) Badge and 1 Overseas Service Bar.
ASC Jack Casey will be RCIC and Flags and water will be on hand.
STAGE:                      Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 1000 Hrs (10:00 AM)
                                         Lester Gee Funeral Home
                                         108 Blinman Street
BURIAL:                    Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 1230 Hrs (12:30 PM)
                                         Cedar Grove Cemetery
                                         638 Broad Street

Respectfully,

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***HONOR AND REMEMBER FLAG PRESENTATION, SATURDAY, 12 MAY 2018, BLUFF POINT STATE PARK, GROTON, CT, 06340

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***SPECIAL MISSION***

HONOR AND REMEMBER FLAG PRESENTATION

SATURDAY, 12 MAY 2018

BLUFF POINT STATE PARK, GROTON, CT, 06340

Patriot Guard Riders and Associates,

 
We have again been invited to participate in the 8th Annual Honor and Remember Flag Presentation to be held at the Bluff Point Start Park in Groton, CT.This event is to Honor the daily sacrifices made by the brave men and women in all branches of the United States Military. We will stand a Flag Line for the Honor and Remember Flag Presentation and for the start of the run.
 
ASC Jack Casey will be RCIC and Flags will be on site.
STAGE:               0800 HRS (8:00 AM), Saturday, 12 May 2018
                            Bluff Point Start Park
                            Depot Road
                            Groton, CT 06430
 
God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.

 

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

**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION** THEODORE H. WEIMER JR GM3 USN WEDNESDAY MAY 9, 2018 WALLINGFORD CT 1000 HRS STAGING

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**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION**
THEODORE HAROLD WEIMER JR
GUNNERS MATE 3RD CLASS
US NAVY
12/1954 – 01/1959
WEDNESDAY MAY 9, 2018
 
CHURCH STAGE
 
CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION
1000 HRS STAGING
 
CEMETERY STAGE
 
ST LAWRENCE CEMETERY
1130 HRS STAGING
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we are called to Stand in Honor for Theodore Harold Weimer Jr, GM 3 US Navy.
Significant duty stations include the USS Des Moines  CA-134
Significant Awards include The Navy Good Conduct Medal, and the Navy Occupation Service Medal w/ Europe Clasp.
We will stand a flag line at the church prior to church services and a flag line at the cemetery for burial services.
A flagged Vehicle Escort has been requested if available. Members available for flagged escort contact Jack Casey.
ASC Jack Casey will be RCIC with flags and water 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
ascspetras@ctpatriotguard.org
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)

** SHORT NOTICE DUAL HONOR MISSION** ROBERT M. SULLIVAN LT USNR MC and FRANCES JEAN SULLIVAN LT USN NURSE CORPS WEDNESDAY MAY 9, 2018 MIDDLETOWN, CT 10AM STAGING

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**SHORT NOTICE DUAL HONOR MISSION**
ROBERT MICHAEL SULLIVAN  LT
US NAVY RESERVES  MEDICAL CORPS
08/1958 – 07/ 1963
WEDNESDAY MAY 9, 2018 
 
FRANCES JEAN (McPHEARSON) SULLIVAN LT
US NAVY NURSE CORPS
05/1956 – 05/1963
WEDNESDAY MAY 9, 2018
10AM STAGING
 
CEMETERY STAGE
 
CT STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
317 BOW LA.
MIDDLETOWN, CT 06457
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we are called to Stand in Honor for  Robert Michael Sullivan LT USNR MC and his wife, Frances Jean (McPhearson) Sullivan  LT USN Nurse Corps. 
Significant Duty Stations for Robert include The US Naval Hospital, Memphis, TN.
Significant Awards for Michael include the National Defense Service Medal and the Antarctica Service Medal
Significant Duty Stations for Frances Include the US Naval Hospital Memphis, TN.
Significant Awards for Frances include The National Defense Service Medal.
We will stand a flag line at the cemetery for both burials, which will be in side by side graves. 
ASC Skip Petras will be RCIC with flags and water on site. 
Members are reminded that personal weapons are not permitted on State Property.
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)
860-358-9648 (fax)

**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION** DAREN BRENT CASEY SGT US ARMY EUROPE 1984 – 1992 MONDAY MAY 07, 2018 MIDDLETOWN CT 1200 HRS STAGING

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**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION**
DAREN BRENT CASEY
SGT  US ARMY EUROPE
01/1984 – 04/1992
 
CEMETERY STAGE
CT STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
317 BOW LA.
MIDDLETOWN, CT. 06457 
MAY 7, 2018 
1200 HRS
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we are called to stand in Honor for Daren Brent Casey, SGT US Army Europe 01/1984 – 04/1992
Significant Duty Stations include Headquarters and The Headquarters Detachment 15th Ordinance Company, Direct Support US Army Europe as a Light Wheeled Mechanic in Germany.
Significant Awards include The Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal w/ 2 Oak Clusters, Good Conduct Medal 2nd Award, National Defense Service Medal, Army Non Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon w/ Numeral 2, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon, Expert Marksmanship Badge Rifle M-16, Expert Marksmanship Badge Grenade, Parachutists Badge, and Driver/Mechanic Badge w/ Mechanic Bar.
We will Stand a Flag Line at the CT State Veterans Cemetery 317 Bow La Middletown CT for burial services.
ASC Jack Casey will be RCIC with flags and water on site. 
Members are reminded that personal weapons are not permitted on State Property. 
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
ascspetras@ctpatriotguard.org
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)

***SPECIAL MISSION***VIETNAM WAR 50TH COMMEMORATION CEREMONY, 1600 HOURS (4:00 PM), THURSDAY, 3 MAY 2018, QVCC AUDITORIUM, 742 Upper Maple Street, Danielson, CT 06239

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***SPECIAL MISSION***

VIETNAM WAR 50TH COMMEMORATION CEREMONY

1600 HOURS (4:00 PM), THURSDAY, 3 MAY 2018,

QVCC AUDITORIUM,

742 Upper Maple Street, Danielson, CT 06239

 

Patriot Guard Riders and Associates,

We have been invited to attend the Special Event honoring Vietnam and Vietnam Era Veterans who served from 11-1-1955 to 3-15-1975 of all branches to be held at QVCC on Thursday, at 1600 hrs (4:00 pm) in the Auditorium. We will stand a Flag Line as the Veterans arrive and are invited to stay for the Ceremony.

STAGE:      1600 hrs (4:00 pm), Thursday, 3 May 2018
QVCC Auditorium
742 Upper Maple Street
Danielson, CT 06239

ASC Jack Casey will be Ride Captain and Flags and water will be on site.

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***VETERANS RALLY POINT, A PROGRAM OF EASTERSEALS CAPITOL REGION AND EASTERN CONNECTICUT, SATURDAY, 5 MAY 2018, 0900 HOURS (9:00 AM)

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***SPECIAL MISSION***

VETERANS RALLY POINT,

A PROGRAM OF EASTERSEALS CAPITOL REGION AND EASTERN CONNECTICUT, SATURDAY, 5 MAY 2018, 0900 HOURS (9:00 AM)

Patriot Guard Riders and Associates,

We have been requested to stand a Flag Line for the start of the Rally for National Military Appreciation Month for the 16th Annual Walk With Me Mystic 5K. There is a Ruck March option to the Walk. We will stand a Flag Line for the start of the run.
ASC Jack Casey will be Ride Captain and Flags and water will be on site.
STAGE:              0830 HOURS (8:30 AM), Saturday, 5 May 2018
                           Olde Mystick Village
                           27 Coogan Blvd
                            Mystic CT.  06355

God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.

MAC MCARTHUR

STATE CAPTAIN

CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS

statecaptain@ctpatriotguard.org

haddamac@gmail.com

mac06438@aol.com

Cell:860-682-7625

**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION** FRANCIS G. CANNATA CPL US ARMY AIR CORPS WW II FRIDAY APRIL 27, 2018 WALLINGFORD, CT 1200 HRS STAGE

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**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION** 
FRANCIS G. CANNATA 
CPL US ARMY AIR CORPS
WW II
FRIDAY APRIL 27, 2018 
 
FUNERAL HOME STAGE
 
BC BAILEY FUNERAL HOME 
1200 HRS STAGE
CEMETERY STAGE
 
CENTER CEMETERY
1400 HRS STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for Francis G. Cannata  CPL US ARMY Air Corps  WW II
Cpl Cannata served in the European-African-Middle Eastern Theaters of Operation with the 860th Bombardment Squadron 493rd Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force as a Medical Corpsman in the Air Offensive Europe, Normandy, Northern France Rhineland, Ardennes and Central Europe Campaigns.
Significant Awards include The European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Campaign Ribbon with 1 Silver and 1 Bronze Service Star, American Theater Campaign Ribbon, Good Conduct Ribbon, and the World War II Victory Medal.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Calling Hours at the Funeral Home from 1pm – 2pm and a Flag line at the Cemetery at 3pm.
A Flagged Vehicle Escort has also been Requested from the Funeral Home to the Cemetery.
SC Mac McArthur will be RCIC and flags and water will be on site.
This Mission coincides with 2 other missions at State Veterans Cemetery in Middletown.
Members may attend whichever Mission works best for them.
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)
860-358-9648 (fax)

**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION** ROBERT DENNIS OWEN SN US NAVY 1957-1960 FRIDAY APRIL 27, 2018 CROMWELL/MIDDLETOWN 0800 STAGING

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**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION**
ROBERT DENNIS OWEN
SN  US NAVY
1957 – 1960
CROMWELL/MIDDLETOWN CT
FRIDAY APRIL 27, 2018
 
FUNERAL HOME STAGE
CROMWELL FUNERAL HOME
506 MAIN ST
CROMWELL, CT 06416
0800 HRS
 
CEMETERY STAGE
CT STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
317 BOW LA.
MIDDLETOWN, CT 06457
1100 HR
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for Robert Dennis Owen, SN  US NAVY 1957 -1960.
Significant Duty Stations include the USS English  DD-696.
We will Stand a Flag line for calling hours from 0900-1100hrs.
Flagged Vehicle Escort has been requested from the funeral home to the cemetery.
We will also Stand a Flag line at the cemetery.
ASC Jack Casey will be RCIC for both the Funeral Home and the Cemetery and will have flags and water on site.
This Mission will coincide with another mission that will arrive immediately following at 1pm and also another mission in Wallingford, CT. Please attend whichever mission you would like.
Members are reminded that Personal Weapons are not permitted on State Property.
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 ascspetras@ctpatriotguard.org
860-463-5316 (cell) 860-358-9648 (fax)

 

 

**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION** FREDERICK J. STANGER JR SGT US AIR FORCE VIETNAM 1968-1972 APRIL 26/27 2018 PORTLAND/MIDDLETOWN CT

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Su**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION**

FREDERICK JOHN STANGER JR
SGT  US AIR FORCE 
VIETNAM  1968–1972
 
FUNERAL HOME STAGE
 
PORTLAND MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME
THURSDAY APRIL 26, 2018
1600 (4PM) STAGING
CEMETERY STAGE
 
CT STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
FRIDAY APRIL 27, 2018
1200 NOON STAGING
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for Frederick John Stanger Jr, SGT US Air Force 1968-1972  Vietnam.
Significant Duty Station was Altus AFB Oklahoma as an Administrative Specialist.
Significant awards include National Defense Service Medal, Air Force Good Conduct Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with 2 Bronze Stars, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal.
Funeral Home Stage
We will Stand a Flag line for calling hours on Thursday April 26, 2018 from 5pm to 7pm at the Portland Memorial Funeral Home  231 Main St, Portland, CT 06480.
SC Mac McArthur will be RCIC and flags will be on site.
Cemetery Stage
We will also stand a flag line on Friday April 27, 2018 at the CT State Veterans Cemetery 317 Bow La Middletown, CT 06457. Cemetery Staging will be 12 noon.
ASC Jack Casey will be RCIC at the Cemetery and will have Flags and Water on site.
Members are reminded that Personal Weapons are not authorized on State Property.
This mission follows the mission in Cromwell/Middletown the same morning and is at the same time as a Mission in Wallingford.
God Bless America, Our Troops and Our First Responders.
For the State Captain,
Cemetery Stage
We will also stand a flag line on Friday April 27, 2018 at the CT State Veterans Cemetery 317 Bow La Middletown, CT 06457. Cemetery Staging will be 12 noon.
ASC Jack Casey will be RCIC at the Cemetery and will have Flags and Water on site.
Members are reminded that Personal Weapons are not authorized on State Property.
This mission follows the mission in Cromwell/Middletown the same morning and is at the same time as a Mission in Wallingford.
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
ascspetras@ctpatriotguard.org
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)