** HONOR MISSION** GEORGE FETCHO S1C US NAVY WW II FRIDAY 05/24/2019 MILFORD CT 8AM STAGING

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** HONOR MISSION**
GEORGE FETCHO  S1C
US NAVY  WW II 
1943-1946
CHURCH STAGING ONLY
ST MARY’S CHURCH
70 GULF ST
MILFORD, CT 06460
FRIDAY 05/24/2019
8AM STAGING
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for George Fetcho S1C (Navy Armed Guard) US Navy,  WW II serving from 2/43 – 03/1946.
Significant Duty Stations include Naval Receiving Station Hartford, CT, Naval Training Station Newport, RI, Armed Guard Center South Brooklyn, NY, USAT Henry Gibbons, Armed Guard Center New Orleans, LA, SS Opeguon, Armed Guard School Norfolk, VA, Armed Guard Center Pacific, Treasure Island San Francisco, CA, SS Gulf Caribbean, SS Jericho Victory, Personnel Separation Center Lido Beach, LI NY.
Significant Awards include Navy Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle-Eastern Campaign Medal w/ 1 Bronze Service Star, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Church Services and for Military Honors at the Church.
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
ascspetras@ctpatriotguard.org
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)

**SPECIAL MISSION** 2019 WALL OF HONOR CEREMONY WEDNESDAY 05/23/2019 HARTFORD CT 3PM STAGING

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**SPECIAL MISSION**
2019 WALL OF HONOR CEREMONY
LEGISLATIVE OFFICE BUILDING
CAPITOL CONCOURSE
300 CAPITOL AV
HARTFORD, CT 06106
THURSDAY 05/23/2019
3PM STAGING
Patriot Guard and Associates;
We are honored to have been invited by the LT Governor’s Office to participate in the 2019 Wall Of Honor Ceremony being held to Honor the 65 Fallen from CT since 9/11. 
We will Stand a Flag Line for the Ceremony.
SC Mac McArthur will be RCIC with Flags and Water on Site.
Members are reminded that Personal Weapons are not permitted on State Property.  Members should plan to arrive early for Parking and Security Screening purposes.
God Bless America, Our Troops and Our First Responders.
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** RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY CT AIR NATIONAL GUARD SMALL AIR TERMINAL E GRANBY CT TUESDAY 05/21/2019 1PM STAGE

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**SPECIAL MISSION**
RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY 
CT NATIONAL GUARD 103RD AIRLIFT WING
SMALL AIR TERMINAL
100 NICHOLSON AV
EAST GRANBY, CT 06026
 
STAGING AREA
SPARE TIME BOWLING LANES PARKING LOT
129 ELLA GRASSO TURNPIKE
WINDSOR LOCKS CT 06096
TUESDAY 05/21/2019
1PM STAGING
KSU 1:15PM
 
**SEE SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS BELOW**
Patriot Guard and Associates;
We are proud to have been invited by Major General Francis Evon Jr, CT Adjutant General to participate in the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Small Air Terminal, 103rd Airlift Wing, 100 Nicholson Av, East Granby CT 06026.
We will Stand a Flag Line for the Ceremony.
SRC Gregg Barratt will be RCIC with flags and water on site.
**SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS**
Members will be entering an Active Military Base and must follow the following instructions for Security Purposes;
NO Personal Weapons to include pocket knives are permitted on the base to include stored on or in your vehicle. Vehicles are subject to search prior to entry. 
All Members are to have Photo ID and present same to gain access to the base.
Staging will be at the bowling alley parking area and the group will travel to the base together. 
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders.
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** 10TH ANNUAL IWO JIMA SURVIVORS /GOLD STAR FAMILIES RIDE NEW BRITAIN, CT SUNDAY 05/19/2019 10:30A STAGING

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**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

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**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

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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

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**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

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**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)

**EXTREME SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION**RAYMOND T. WILLIAMS, US Army, 05/07/2019, 9am

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**EXTREME SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION**
RAYMOND THEODORE WILLIAMS
US ARMY KOREA
TUESDAY 05/07/2019
NEW FAIRFIELD, CT
 
CHURCH STAGE
NEW LIFE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
1 BEAVER BOG RD
NEW FAIRFIELD, CT 06812
9AM STAGING
 
CEMETERY STAGE
MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY
PEMBROKE RD (RT 32)
NEW FAIRFIELD, CT  06812
10AM STAGING
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for Raymond Theodore Williams,
 US Army,  Korea.
Raymond was also a long time active member of the New Fairfield Veterans Association.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Church Services and for Cemetery Services with Military Honors.
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)

Posted by Beth Greika, CT PGR Media Moderator

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

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**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)