**HONOR MISSION** RONALD E. YLITALO LCPL USMC VIETNAM RI PGR MEMBER EXETER RI MONDAY 02/17/2020 11AM STAGING

REQUESTED BY RI PATRIOT GUARD

**HONOR MISSION**

RONALD E. YLITALO  LCPL

US MARINE CORPS

VIETNAM

RI PGR MEMBER

Patriot Guard and Associates;

We have been invited by RI PGR to attend and assist them in Honoring Ronald E. Ylitalo  LCPL US Marine Corps,  RI PGR Member. CT PGR is Very Sorry for your loss.

Attached is the Mission information with staging time and location.  RCIC is listed below

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02-17-20
Staging Time: 11:00
Veterans Memorial Cemetery
301 South County Trail
( Admin Building)
Exeter, Rhode Island 02822
 
Ride Captain:
ASC Mike “Gizmo” Dalmazzi  mikedal2008@yahoo.com

YLITALO, RONALD E., 70, of Freedom Way, Coventry, passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the Riverview Healthcare facility. Born in Hancock, Michigan, he was a son of the late Francis and Laila (Kanniainen) Ylitalo.

Ron was employed as a heavy equipment operator with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local #324 for many years before retiring. He was a Lance Corporal in the United States Marine Corps serving in the Vietnam War. For over 10 years, Ron was proud to serve in the Patriot Guard Riders.

He was a true outdoorsman; he loved to hunt and fish. Ron was a member and an officer at the North Bull Moose Lodge #9511 in Michigan.

Ronald is survived by a sister, Joanne Lemmon of Romulus, Michigan as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Norman, Donald and Jackie Ylitalo.

A Committal Service with Military Honors will be Monday, February 17, 2020 at 11:30 am at the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 301 South County Trail in Exeter. Relatives and friends may assemble at 11:15 am by the administrative buildings at the main entrance of the Cemetery.  Visiting hours and flowers are respectfully omitted, memorial donations to the National Patriot Guard Riders (www.patriotguard.org )would be appreciated.

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**HONOR MISSION** JOHN W KIRCHNER SGT US MARINE CORPS VIETNAM BROOKLYN/PUTNAM CT SATURDAY 02/08/2020 12 NOON STAGING

** HONOR MISSION**
JOHN WILLIAM KIRCHNER  SGT
US MARINE CORPS
VIETNAM  1967-1970
 
CHURCH STAGE
OUR LADY OF LA SALETTE
25 PROVIDENCE RD (RT 6)
BROOKLYN, CT  06234
SATURDAY 02/08/2020
12 NOON STAGE
 
CEMETERY STAGE
ST MARY’S CEMETERY
218 PROVIDENCE ST
PUTNAM, CT  06260
SATURDAY 02/08/2020
1PM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we are called to Stand in Honor for John William Kirchner SGT US Marine Corps Vietnam 1967-1970.
Significant Duty Stations include The Military Police Company, Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, Camp Lejeune, NC, 3rd Battalion 9th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III MAF, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion 1st Marine Division.
Significant Awards include the Bronze Star, Purple Heart with Gold Star, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Valor, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with Silver Service Star, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Selected Marine Corps Reserve Medal.
We will Stand a Flag Line at the Church and the Cemetery.
A Flagged Vehicle Escort has been requested weather permitting from the Church to the Cemetery.
Rob Migliore will be RCIC with flags on site.
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders.

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**HONOR MISSION** RAYMOND E ROBERTS AG2 US NAVY VIETNAM ERA MIDDLETOWN CT 02/01/2020 9AM STAGE

**HONOR MISSION**
RAYMOND EARLE ROBERTS AG2
US NAVY
VIETNAM ERA
1953-1957
 
CEMETERY STAGE ONLY
CT STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
317 BOW LA
MIDDLETOWN, CT 06457
SATURDAY 02/01/2020
9AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we are called to Stand in Honor for Raymond Earle Roberts AG2 US Navy Vietnam Era
Significant Duty Stations include Fleet Weather EAC Norfolk VA as an Aerographer.
Significant Awards include the National Defense Service Medal.
We will Stand a Flag line for Cemetery Services.
ASC Skip Petras will be RCIC with flags on site.
Members are reminded that Personal Weapons are not permitted on State Property.
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders.

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**ATTEND ON YOUR OWN HONOR MISSION** DONNELL E MCLAUGHLIN US NAVY WEDNESDAY 01/22/2020 NORWALK CT 4PM STAGE

**ATTEND ON YOUR OWN HONOR MISSION**
DONNELL E MCLAUGHLIN 
US NAVY
 
CHURCH STAGE ONLY
PARKWAY ASSEMBLY OF GOD
260 NEW CANAAN AV.
NORWALK, CT  06850
WEDNESDAY 01/22/2020
4PM STAGE
 
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we are called to Stand in Honor for Donnell E McLaughlin  US Navy.
Donnell is the son of our own PGR Member Donna Shenarts and we are Sorry for your Loss.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Church Services Only.
Members are requested to bring their own flags.
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders.

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**HONOR MISSION** JOHN P SULLIVAN SP5 US ARMY VIETNAM 1965-1967 PLAINVILLE/HARTFORD/BLOOMFIELD CT 01/10 & 01/11/2020

MULTI DAY – MULTI LOCATION MISSION
 
**HONOR MISSION**
JOHN PATRICK SULLIVAN  SP5
US ARMY
VIETNAM
1965-1967
 
CALLING HOUR STAGE
PLAINVILLE FUNERAL HOME
81 BROAD ST
PLAINVILLE, CT 06062
FRIDAY 01/10/2020
3PM STAGE
 
CHURCH STAGE
ST PATRICK-ST ANTHONY ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
285 CHURCH ST
HARTFORD, CT 06103
SATURDAY 01/11/2020
9AM STAGE
 
CEMETERY STAGE
MT ST BENEDICT CEMETERY
1 COTTAGE GROVE RD
BLOOMFIELD, CT 06002
SATURDAY 01/11/2020
10:30AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for John Patrick Sullivan SP5 US Army, Vietnam.
Significant Duty Stations include Headquarters and Headquarters Company 6th Psy Ops Battalion, Military Assistance Command Vietnam, USARV Saigon, S Vietnam as a Clerk Typist.
Significant Awards include The Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/ 2 Bronze Stars, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, and 1 Overseas Service Bar.
We have been requested to Stand a Flag Line for Calling Hours on Friday at the Funeral Home from 4p-7p. Members may Stand for any amount of time you choose.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Church Services and Cemetery Services on Saturday.
Jennifer Hauser will be In Charge with Flags on Site for both Calling Hours and Church/Burial Services.
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders.

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**ATTEND ON YOUR OWN HONOR MISSION** JOHN B TORINO LCPL US MARINE CORPS VIETNAM ERA 01/07/2020 AND 01/08/2020 WALLINGFORD/NEW HAVEN CT

**ATTEND ON YOUR OWN HONOR MISSION**
JOHN B TORINO  LCPL
US MARINE CORPS 
VIETNAM ERA 
1959 – 1962
 
**THIS IS A MULTI DAY MISSION**
 
TUESDAY 01/07/2020
CALLING HOURS 
BC BAILEY FUNERAL HOME 
273 SOUTH ELM ST
WALLINGFORD, CT  06492
4P-8P CALLING HOURS
3 PM STAGE
 
WEDNESDAY 01/08/2020
CHURCH SERVICES/MILITARY HONORS
ST BERNADETTE’S CHURCH
385 TOWNSEND AV
NEW HAVEN, CT 06512
10AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for John B Torino LCPL US Marine Corps  Vietnam Era 1959-1962.
Significant Duty Stations Marine Corps Barracks Lakehurst NJ as a Rifleman.
Significant Awards include the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal.
We have been requested to Stand a Flag Line for calling hours at the Funeral Home on Tuesday and at the Church for Services and Military Honors on Wednesday.
Members attending calling hours can Stand for any period of time between 4p and 8p.  Members are to provide their own flags for both days.
There are currently no RC’s or Persons to oversee these missions. Members are Welcome to Stand for any part of these missions.
God Bless America, Our Troops and Our First Responders.

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**SPECIAL MISSION** WELCOME HOME/FREEDOM SALUTE CT AIR NATIONAL GUARD EAST GRANBY CT SATURDAY 01/04/2020 1:45PM STAGE

**SPECIAL MISSION**
WELCOME HOME/FREEDOM SALUTE
CT AIR NATIONAL GUARD
BRADLEY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE
MAIN HANGER #1
100 NICHOLSON RD
EAST GRANBY CT 06026
SATURDAY 01/04/2020
 
STAGING AREA
SPARE TIME BOWLING PARKING LOT
129 ELLA GRASSO TURNPIKE
WINDSOR LOCKS, CT  06096
1:45PM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
We have been invited by Major General Francis J Evon Jr, Adjutant General to participate in the Freedom Salute Ceremony for CT Air National Guard Units returning from deployment abroad.
We will Stage at the Spare Time Bowling Parking Area and proceed to the Base as a Unit.
We will Stand a Flag Line for the Ceremony.
SC Greg Barratt will be RCIC with Flags on site.
Members attending must provide their Full Name, DOB and Drivers License Number/State to Skip by 6pm tonite  12/31/2019 in order to gain access to the Base.  Access will be denied for anyone not on the approved list.  Members with valid Military/Dependant ID’s do not need to provide information to me.
Members are reminded that Personal Weapons are not Permitted on State Property and your vehicle is subject to search by Base Security Forces when accessing the base.
God Bless America, Our Troops and Our First Responders.

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**HONOR MISSION** GEORGE J MacDONALD CPL US ARMY KOREAN ERA TUESDAY 12/31/2019 ENFIELD CT 10AM STAGE

**HONOR MISSION**
GEORGE JOHN MacDONALD CPL
US ARMY 
KOREAN ERA
1953 – 1955
 
FUNERAL HOME STAGE
LEETE-STEVENS FUNERAL HOME
61 SOUTH RD
ENFIELD, CT 06082
TUESDAY 12/31/2019
10AM STAGE
 
CEMETERY STAGE
HAZARDVILLE CEMETERY
ELM ST
ENFIELD, CT 06082
TUESDAY 12/31/2019
11:30AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for George John MacDonald CPL US Army Korean Era 1953-1955
Significant Duty Stations include the Company D 371st Armored Infantry Battalion 2nd Armored Division US Army Europe as a Light Weapons Infantry Leader at Merrell Barracks, Nuremberg Germany.
Significant Awards include the Army of Occupation Medal of Germany and the National Defense Service Medal.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Church Services and for Burial Services and Military Honors at the cemetery.
SC Greg Barratt will be RCIC with flags on site.
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders.

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**HONOR MISSION** JOSEPH D RICCI CPL CT ARMY NATIONAL GUARD KOREAN ERA FRIDAY 12/27/2019 BRISTOL, CT 9AM STAGE

**HONOR MISSION**
JOSEPH D RICCI  CPL 
US ARMY NATIONAL GUARD (CT) 
KOREAN ERA
1949-1953
 
CHURCH SERVICES ONLY
ST ANN RC CHURCH
215 WEST ST
BRISTOL, CT 06010
FRIDAY 12/27/2019
9AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we are called to Stand in Honor for Joseph D. Ricci,  CPL US Army National Guard (CT) Korean Era, 1949-1953
Significant Duty Stations include Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion 169th Infantry Regiment  CT Army National Guard as a Driver in Munich, Germany.
Significant Awards include the National Defense Service Medal, Army of Occupation Medal of Germany, and the Sharpshooter Rifle M-1 Badge.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Church Services only.
SC Greg Barratt will be RCIC with Flags on site.
God Bless America, Our Troops and Our First Responders.

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**SPECIAL MISSION** WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA WREATH LAYING EVENTS SATURDAY 12/14/2019 MIDDLETOWN AND ROCKY HILL CT

**SPECIAL MISSION**
WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA
WREATH LAYING EVENT
CT STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
317 BOW LA
MIDDLETOWN, CT 06457
12/14/2019
11AM STAGE
 
WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA
WREATH LAYING EVENT
COL RAYMOND F GATES MEMORIAL CEMETERY
287 WEST ST
ROCKY HILL, CT 06067
SATURDAY 12/14/2019
11AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
We are Honored to have been invited to participate in Wreath Laying Ceremonies being held at CT State Veterans Cemetery in Middletown and the Col Raymond F Gates Memorial Cemetery in Rocky Hill.
We will Stand Flag Lines for both events. Members that have flags are requested to bring them.
RC Linda Liversidge-Daley will be the RCIC for the Rocky Hill Event with Flags on site. Members will be needed to Stand in Rocky Hill.
ASC Skip Petras will be RCIC for the Middletown Event with flags on site.
Members are Welcome to arrive at the cemeteries at 8am to assist in the unloading and unpacking of the Wreaths in preparation for the 12 noon ceremonies and Wreath Laying.
Parking at the Rocky Hill site will be limited so arrive early.
Parking for the Middletown Event will be on the CT Valley Hospital Property and shuttle busses will transfer participants to and from the cemetery. You will be directed to the parking areas by Volunteers.
Handicapped Parking will be in a designated lot on the CT Valley Hospital Property with handicap shuttles to transport participants to and from the cemetery.
For those members attending Middletown, We will lay Wreaths on the graves for our Unclaimed Veterans following the Main event.  We have 21 graves that we will place a Wreath on.
Weather is forecasted to be rainy so members are reminded to dress appropriately for the weather.
Members are reminded that Personal Weapons are not Permitted on State Property.
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders.

William F. Petras III (Skip)

Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)