2018 CT PGR Get Together

2018 CT PGR Get Together

 

Patriot Guard and Associates;

It is again time to announce our annual PGR Summer Get Together.  Please let me know if you can attend and how many will be coming with you. Attached is the flyer so you can save the date.
Hope to see everyone there.

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)

** Special Mission** PTSD WARRIORS COVE ISLAND RETREAT SATURDAY OCT 7, 2017 0900 hrs Stage

** Special Mission**

PTSD WARRIORS COVE ISLAND RETREAT

SATURDAY OCT 7, 2017

0900 hrs Stage

Patriot Guard and Associates;

The Patriot Guard has been personally requested by A Gold Star Mother to attend and would appreciate our help at the following event supporting our Warriors experiencing PTSD.

PTSD WARRIORS COVE ISLAND RETREAT
SATURDAY OCTOBER 7, 2017
10:00 AM TO 3:00 PM
363 WEED AVENUE
STAMFORD, CT 06902

 

We will set up an informational table at the event.

Staging will be at 0900 hrs.

ASC Jack Casey will be RCIC and will have 2 tables and 4 chairs with him. If anyone else is able to help out with providing a tent, it would be appreciated. If members are planning to attend, it is requested that you bring a chair(s) with you.

A large crowd is expected. Food and entertainment 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
ascspetras@ctpatriotguard.org
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)

 

 

***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

***SPECIAL EVENT***ENFIELD FOURTH OF JULY PARADE, 1100 HRS (11 AM), SATURDAY, 8 JULY 2017, ENFIELD, CT 06082

***SPECIAL EVENT***

ENFIELD FOURTH OF JULY PARADE

1100 HRS (11 AM), SATURDAY, 8 JULY 2017

ENFIELD, CT 06082

 

Patriot Guard Riders and Associates,

Happily we have been invited to participate in the Enfield, CT Fourth of July Parade being held on 8 July 2017 at 1100 hrs (11:00 am).

ASC Jack Casey will be RCIC and Flags and water will be on site.

STAGE: 0900 HRS (10:00 AM), Saturday, 8 July 2017
King Street (RTE 5)
Enfield, CT 06082

We are in Division 3, staging in front of the Felician Sisters building. Be early as they close the road at 1000 hrs (10:30 am). Dress appropriately for the weather as it can get very warm.

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

***SHORT NOTICE***HONOR MISSION, INTERMENT ONLY***PAUL D. HENNESSY, EN3, US NAVY, 1100 HRS (11:00 AM), SATURDAY, 1 JULY 2017, CT STATE VETERANS CEMETERY, MIDDLETOWN, CT 06457

***SHORT NOTICE***HONOR MISSION, INTERMENT ONLY***

PAUL D. HENNESSY, EN3, US NAVY

1100 HRS (11:00 AM), SATURDAY, 1 JULY 2017

CT STATE VETERANS CEMETERY

MIDDLETOWN, CT 06457

PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS and Associates,

Sadly we are called to stand for Paul D. Hennessey, EN3, US Navy, who served with Beachmaster Unit One, and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal with 1 Bronze Star, the Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, the Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation, and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal.
We will stand a Flag Line during his Interment with Military Honors.
AS Jack Casey will be RCIC and FLAGS and water will be on site.
STAGE:                        1000 hrs (10:00 am), Saturday, 1 JULY 2017
                                      CT STATE VETERANS CEMETERY 
                                      317 Bow Lane
                                      Middletown,  CT 06457
​God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders. 
Regard,
MAC MCARTHUR
STATE CAPTAIN
CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS
Fax: 860-345-3654

 

***SPECIAL EVENT***CT WARTIME SERVICE MEDAL CEREMONY, 1500 HRS (3:00 PM), THURSDAY, 29 JUNE 2017, PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL, PORTLAND, CT 06480

***SPECIAL EVENT***

CT WARTIME SERVICE MEDAL CEREMONY

1500 HRS (3:00 PM), THURSDAY, 29 JUNE 2017

PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL, PORTLAND, CT 06480

Patriot Guard Riders and Associates,
We are honored to be invited to participate in the CT Wartime Service Medal Ceremony being held in Portland High School. We will stand a Flag Line for the opening ceremony of this event to honor veterans of all branches of service. State Representative Christie Carpino is the sponsor for this event.
ASC Jack Casey will be RCIC and Flags and water will be on site.
STAGE:
1400 HRS (2:00 PM), 29 June 2017
95 High Street
Portland, CT 06480

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

ATTEND ON YOUR OWN***FLAG DAY SALUTE TO THE MILITARY AND VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES, 1400 TO 1900 HRS (2:00 PM TO 7:00PM), WEDNESDAY, 14 JUNE 2017, THE BALLPARK AT HARBOR YARD, BRIDGEPORT, CT

ATTEND ON YOUR OWN***

FLAG DAY SALUTE TO THE MILITARY AND VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES

1400 TO 1900 HRS (2:00 PM TO 7:00PM), WEDNESDAY, 14 JUNE 2017,

THE BALLPARK AT HARBOR YARD, BRIDGEPORT, CT

Patriot Guard Riders and Associates,
An Attend on Your Own Special Event, Bridgeport Bluefish salute the Military, Veterans and their families at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, CT., that is to take place from 1400 to 1900 hrs (2:00 to 7:00 pm). There will be a Military Career & Resource Fair on the Main Concourse, followed by a Meet & Greet with select Bluefish Players. At 1900 hrs (7:00 pm) there will be  the Bluefish Military Recognition Ceremony with Color Guard & National Anthem. First pitch of the game is at 1912 hrs (7:12 pm). 
Location: The Ballpark at Harbor Yard, 500 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604
Bridgeport Bluefish Sponsors 17 – please refer to this file.

God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.

Regards,

MAC MCARTHUR

STATE CAPTAIN

CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS

***SPECIAL EVENT***CONNECTICUT COMMUNITY VETERANS ENGAGEMENT BOARD (CT CVEB) TEAMS WITH QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (QVCC) FOR VETERANS STAND DOWN, SATURDAY, 10 JUNE 2017, 1000 HRS TO 1400 HRS (10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM), DANIELSON, CT

***SPECIAL EVENT***

CONNECTICUT COMMUNITY VETERANS ENGAGEMENT BOARD

(CT CVEB) TEAMS WITH QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (QVCC)

FOR VETERANS STAND DOWN, SATURDAY,

10 JUNE 2017, 1000 HRS TO 1400 HRS (10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM), DANIELSON, CT

Patriot Guard Riders and Associates,
We are honored to be asked to set up an Information Table for the 2nd Annual CT Community Veterans Engagement Board (CVEB)/Quinebaug Valley Community College (QVCC) Veterans Stand Down. This event is an opportunity for open dialogue, feedback and recommendations on Veterans Issues here in Connecticut, as well as the ability to connect with resources and services available to Veterans in the state and at Quinebaug Valley Community College. There will be a number of free services available including hearing and eye screenings as well as a mini job fair. All Veterans, family members, caregivers, Veteran Service Organizations and members of the public are invited to attend this event.
CT PGR will have an information table to spread information about our purpose and how we may help Veterans and their families. Any one who can spend some time to assist is asked to help.
STAGE:   0900 HRS (9:00 AM), Saturday, 10 June 2017
(for set up prior to opening at 1000 hrs (10:00 am)
Quinebaug Valley Community College
742 Upper Maple Street
Danielson, CT 06239
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

CT PGR Summer Get Together

CT PGR Summer Get Together

Patriot Guard and Associates;

It is again time to announce our annual Get Together to be held on July 30, 2017 at the Portland Co 2 Picnic Grounds at 84 Indian Hill Av, Portland, CT.  We will again be asking $10.00 per person. Please rsvp by Monday July 24th.

SUNDAY JULY 30, 2017

1PM TILL ???

PORTLAND CO 2 PICNIC GROUNDS

84 INDIAN HILL AV.

PORTLAND, CT. 06480

PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR SUMMER GET TOGETHER. A DAY TO GET TOGETHER TO EAT, DRINK AND SOCIALIZE IN A NON MISSION ENVIRONMENT. OPEN TO PGR MEMBERS AND FAMILY/SIGNIFICANT OTHERS.

COST IS $10.00 PER PERSON.

ALL ARE ENCOURAGED TO BRING YOUR FAVORITE DISH, DESSERT, APPETIZER OR WHATEVER.

BYOB

HOT DOGS, BURGERS AND BEVERAGES (SODA, WATER) PROVIDED.

EMAIL SKIP PETRAS   :    MUXSONARGANG@GMAIL.COM WITH WHAT YOU ARE BRINGING AND HOW MANY PERSONS WILL BE ATTENDING BY

 MONDAY JULY 24TH

RAIN OR SHINE

***SHORT NOTICE SPECIAL EVENT***LEONARD F. DUBE, CMS, US AIR FORCE/US ARMY, 1300 HRS (1:00 PM), SUNDAY, 7 MAY 2017, COE MEMORIAL PARK, TORRINGTON, CT 06790

***SHORT NOTICE SPECIAL EVENT***

LEONARD F. DUBE, CMS, US AIR FORCE/US ARMY

1300 HRS (1:00 PM), SUNDAY, 7 MAY 2017

COE MEMORIAL PARK, TORRINGTON, CT 06790

***SHORT NOTICE***

Patriot Guard and Associates,

We are honored to be invited to a Special Mission to honor Leonard (Len) F. Dube, who retired from the US Air Force as a Chief Master Sergeant, and who also served in the US Army during the Korean War on a Landing Ship Tank. He transitioned into the Air Force and worke as a Combat Controller during the Vietnam War. He also served during Operation Desert Shiueld/Desert Storm as an Air Transportation Manager with the 439th Combat Support Squadron. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal with one Device, USAF Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal with Bronze Conduct Knots, USAF Good Conduct Medal, Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Ribbon with four devices, National Defense Service Medal with Gold Star, Medal of Merit, Vietnam Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Service Ribbon, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with one device, Air Force Longevity Service Ribbon with two devices,Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon with Bronze Star device and the Army Service Ribbon.

We will stand a Flag Line during his Memorial Service.

ASC Jack Casey will be RCIC and Flags and water will be on Site.

STAGE: 1200 HRS (12:00 PM), Sunday, 7 May 2017
Coe Memorial Park
101 Litchfield Street
Torrington, CT 06790

God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.

Regards,

MAC MCARTHUR

STATE CAPTAIN

CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS

statecaptain@ctpatriotguard.org

haddamac@gmail.com