**ATTEND ON YOUR OWN** WORLD MEMORIAL FLAG PROJECT CT STATE CAPITOL HARTFORD CT 06/10/2019

**ATTEND ON YOUR OWN**
WORLD MEMORIAL FLAG PROJECT
FLAG DISPLAY
CT STATE CAPITOL LAWN
210 CAPITOL AV
HARTFORD, CT 06106
9:30AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
We have received an invitation for members to attend at the State Capitol in Hartford.
The World Memorial Project will be opening a 28 x 60 foot  50lb American Flag on the Lawn of the State Capitol as part of the 5 year mission to bring this flag to all 50 State Capitols and multiple Monuments. The mission of the flag started its tour on the 15th Anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks. 
Currently the Flag is returning from Normandy France where it was opened on Omaha Beach in Honor of the 75th Anniversary of D Day. 
The Mission Statement from World Memorial Project for the flag is “To Honor those who gave their lives for the Red White and Blue and Respect the Men and Women on the job today willing to risk it all to Preserve our Freedom and keep us Safe”. 
This is a Public Event and should take no more than 20-30 mins to accomplish.
For more information about the project, go to www.thepatriotflag.us and click on the Flag II tab. 
The flag will then travel to the State Capitol on Providence RI for a 2pm display. 
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders.

**SPECIAL MISSION** 4TH ANNUAL VETERANS STAND DOWN AT QUINNEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DANIELSON CT SATURDAY 06/08/2019 8AM STAGING

** SPECIAL MISSION**
4TH ANNUAL VETERANS STAND DOWN
QUINNEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
742 UPPER MAPLE ST
DANIELSON, CT 06239
SATURDAY 06/08/2019
8AM STAGING
Patriot Guard and Associates;
We have been invited to participate in the 4th Annual Veterans Stand Down at QVCC.
This event is expected to bring 200+ Veterans to get information of Veterans Services available and to connect various Organizations represented.
We will staff a table with our Trifolds and Coins. Members may attend for any period of time from 9am-2pm. 
SRC Jack Casey will be RCIC.  No Flags will be necessary. 
Members are reminded that Personal Weapons are not permitted on State Property/School 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)

**SPECIAL MISSION** 10TH ANNUAL IWO JIMA SURVIVORS /GOLD STAR FAMILIES RIDE NEW BRITAIN, CT SUNDAY 05/19/2019 10:30A STAGING

**SPECIAL MISSION** 
10TH ANNUAL IWO JIMA SURVIVORS/GOLD STAR FAMILIES RIDE
NATIONAL IWO JIMA MEMORIAL
ELLA GRASSO BLVD (IWO JIMA WAY)
NEW BRITAIN CT 06053
SUNDAY 05/19/2019
10:30AM STAGING
Patriot Guard and Associates;
We are Honored to have been invited to Stand a Flag Line at the National Iwo Jima Memorial for the arrival of participants of the 10th Annual Iwo Jima Survivors/Gold Star Families Ride and during Ceremonies at the Memorial. 
Participants are expected to arrive at the Memorial at approx 11:15-11:30.
Members have been  invited to go to the New Britain VFW for a luncheon following the ceremony. 
We will Stand a Flag Line for the riders arrival and for the Ceremony.
RC Linda Liversidge-Daley will be RCIC with flags and water 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)

**HONOR MISSION** WILLIAM GROSSKORTEHAUS RM2 US NAVY COLD WAR ROCKVILLE CT FRIDAY 05/17/19 1PM STAGE

**HONOR MISSION**
WILLIAM GROSSKORTEHAUS RM2 US NAVY
COLD WAR
1970-1974
 
MEMORIAL SERVICE STAGE ONLY
 
AMERICAN LEGION POST 14
114 WEST ST
ROCKVILLE, (VERNON) CT 06066
FRIDAY 05/17/2019
1PM STAGING
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for William Grosskortehaus, Radioman 2nd Class US Navy Cold War 1970-1974.
Significant Duty Stations include Naval Training School (Radioman) San Diego, Ca, and the USS OUELETT DE(FF) 1077.
Significant Awards include The Presidential Unit Citation, and the National Defense Service Medal.
We will Stand a Flag Line for the arrival of family and friends for the Memorial Service. 
SC Mac McArthur will be RCIC with Flags and Water 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)

**RI HOTH MISSION** ECHO TAPS EXETER, RI SATURDAY MAY 18, 2019

Patriot Guard and Associates

 Below is a HOTH Mission posted by RI PGR.
If any CT PGR member wishes to attend Please let Jack Casey know
. Mission info is posted. We will be assisting RI with a flag line. CT RCIC will be SRC Jack Casey.

HOTH Mission

Echo Taps

Exeter, Rhode Island – 05-18-19


ABOUT THE MISSION:

Patriot Guard Riders,

Once again, we are honored to be asked for a flag line at the RI Veterans Cemetery on Saturday, May 18th as brass players from across the state join together to honor all our fallen heroes.

We all have come to know Armed Forces Day as the annual Echo Taps Ceremony. Brass players perform an echoing cascade of Taps in recognition of the sacrifice our heroes have made for our country.

 
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 05-18-19
Staging Time: 11:00
Dunkin Dounts
561 S. COUNTY TRAIL
Exeter, Rhode Island 02822
 
Ride Captain:
“Cowboy” Mike Graichen
mikegncbc@gmail.com
401-473-0124
 
Special Instructions:
KSU 11:20am
 
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION** STEPHEN EVANS SP4 US ARMY VIETNAM SOUTHBURY, CT 05/10/2019 10AM STAGING

**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION** 

STEPHEN DOUGLAS EVANS SP4 US ARMY VIETNAM 
CHURCH STAGE ONLY
SACRED HEART CHURCH
910 MAIN ST SOUTH
SOUTHBURY, CT 06488
MAY 10, 2019
                                                                               10AM STAGE

Patriot Guard and Associates;

Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for Stephen Douglas Evans SP4 US Army Vietnam.
Stephen served with the 334th Supply and Service Co as a Laundry Bath and Impregnation Specialist. 
Significant Awards include Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/ 2 Bronze Service Stars, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, 1 Overseas Service Bar and Marksmanship M-14 Rifle Badge.
We will stand a flag line for Funeral Services/Military Honors at the Church only.
SRC Jack Casey will be RCIC with Flags and Water on site. 
It is recommended that members arrive as close to Staging time as possible as the church fills quickly.
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders.
William “Skip” Petras
Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-463-5316

**SPECIAL MISSION** HONOR & REMEMBER FLAG PRESENTATION SATURDAY 05/11/2019 GROTON CT 7:45AM STAGE

**SPECIAL MISSION**
HONOR AND REMEMBER FLAG PRESENTATION
BLUFF POINT STATE PARK
55 DEPOT RD
GROTON, CT 06340
SATURDAY MAY 11 2019 
07:45 STAGING
Patriot Guard and Associates;
We have been invited to Stand a Flag Line By the CT Chapter, Honor & Remember for their presentation of a flag to the family of PFC ALIA SKYE GARCIA, US Army. 
The presentation will be made in conjunction with the Spartyka Wounded Warrior  5K Race being held at the park.
SRC 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.
William F. Petras III (Skip)

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

**SPECIAL MISSION** 22-13 TRAVELLING ART PROGRAM BRANFORD, CT 05/06/2019 6PM STAGING

**SPECIAL MISSION** 
22-13 TRAVELING ART PROGRAM
BRANFORD TOWN GREEN
1019 MAIN ST
BRANFORD, CT 06405
MONDAY 05/06/2019
6PM STAGING
Patriot Guard and Associates;
We have been invited to participate in the opening ceremonies for the “22-13” Traveling Art Program Bringing Awareness to Our Veteran Suicide Crisis.
Artist Scott LoBaido has traveled throughout the country bringing awareness of Veterans Suicides through his Art.
Scott is completing his multi state tour in CT.
We will Stand a Flag line for the Opening Ceremonies.
SRC Jack Casey will be RCIC with flags and water 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)

**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION** RICHARD W. OSBORNE SR SSGT US AIR FORCE WINDSOR CT FRIDAY 05/03/2019 10AM STAGE

**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION**
RICHARD W. OSBORNE SR  SSGT 
US AIR FORCE
1951-1955 
 
CEMETERY STAGE ONLY
 
PALISADO CEMETERY
107 PALISADO AV
WINDSOR, CT 06095 
(NEW SECTION CLOSER TO PIERSON LA)
FRIDAY MAY 3, 2019
10AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for RICHARD W OSBORNE SR SSGT US Air Force 1951-1955
Richard was assigned to the 1572nd Airways and Air Communication Service, Military Transport Service, Headquarters, Andrews Air Force Base Washington, DC as an Electrical Mechanic.
Significant Awards include the Air Force Good Conduct Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Cemetery Services and Military Honors. 
SC Mac McArthur will be RCIC with Flags and Water 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)

**HONOR MISSION** FRANCIS P FEENEY AVN CADET US ARMY AIR CORPS WWII CHESHIRE/WALLINGFORD WEDNESDAY 04/24/2019 10AM STAGE

**HONOR MISSION**
FRANCIS PATRICK FEENEY , AVN CADET
US ARMY AIR CORPS
WW II
WEDNESDAY 04/24/2019
 
CHURCH STAGE
 
ST BRIDGET OF SWEDEN CHURCH
175 MAIN ST
CHESHIRE, CT 06410
10AM STAGE
 
CEMETERY STAGE
 
ST JOHN CEMETERY
400 CHRISTIAN ST
WALLINGFORD, CT 06492
1130AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we are called to Stand in Honor for Francis Patrick Feeney, Aviation Cadet US Army Air Corps WW II.
Francis served with the Army Air Force Advanced Navigation School as an Aviation Cadet at Ellington Field, Texas
We will  Stand a Flag Line at the Church for Services and also at the Cemetery for Burial services and Honors.
SC Mac McArthur will be RCIC with flags and water 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)