** HONOR MISSION** US Army KIA Master Sergeant Luis F. DeLeon-Figueroa, 31, West Springfield/Agawam, MA, 2-3 SEPT, 2019

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**THIS IS A MASSACHUSETTS PGR MISSION**
 
CT PGR IS REQUESTED TO ASSIST MA PGR 
 
THIS IS A MULTIDAY MISSION. 

US Army KIA Master Sergeant Luis F. DeLeon-Figueroa, 31, West Springfield/Agawam, MA, 2-3 SEPT, 2019

The family of US Army KIA Master Sergeant Luis F. DeLeon-Figueroa has requested our presence at the Wake, Funeral and Interment of their beloved American Hero.   Master Sergeant DeLeon-Figueroa served in the US Army and was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.  Master Sergeant DeLeon-Figueroa, along with a Brother in Arms from California, died August 21, 2019 in Faryab Province, Afghanistan as a result of wounds sustained from small arms fire while engaged in combat operations.

Master Sergeant DeLeon-Figueroa is survived by his fiancé, two young daughters, a step-daughter, a sister, his grandmother and his foster family.

WAKE:  Monday, September 2, 2019

The PGR has been requested to be present for the wake. The Wake is from 3:00PM – 7:00PM.  Attend for as long as you are able to. Flags will be provided.

AT: Curran-Jones Funeral Home

109 Main Street

West Springfield, MA  01089

STAGING:  2:00PM – 2:30PM

AT:  Pintus Indian Place Restaurant

Parking Lot

25 Park Avenue

West Springfield, MA  01089

Overflow Parking: American Legion, Post 207

83 Park Avenue

West Springfield, MA  01089

FUNERAL:  Tuesday, September 3, 2019

AT:  Bethany Assembly of God Church

580 Main Street

Agawan, MA  01001

STAGING:  8:00AM – 8:30AM

AT: Bethany Assembly of God Church

Administrative Parking Lot

(Southeast Side of the Church building near the Maintenance Garage)

INTERMENT:   Immediately Following

AT:   Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery

1390 Main Street

Agawam, MA  01001

PLEASE NOTE:  NO vehicles (other than our Flag Truck) will be allowed in the Cemetery.  We will park in a designated spot outside the Cemetery gates and walk in.

Ride Captains:   Larry Drum   ledrum56@yahoo.com

Steve Joyce   popsteve1@comcast.net

+++FLAGS WILL BE PROVIDED+++

CT PGR will Stand with MA PGR.   Members can Stand for any amount of time you wish.

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**  JAMES F MCARDLE II  A3C US AIR FORCE  VIETNAM ERA  1962-1966

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*HONOR MISSION** 
JAMES F MCARDLE II  A3C
US AIR FORCE 
VIETNAM ERA 
1962-1966
 
FUNERAL HOME STAGE
THOMAS L. NEILAN & SONS FUNERAL HOME
12 OCEAN AV
NEW LONDON, CT 06320
MONDAY 08/26/2019
4PM STAGING
 
CHURCH /ESCORT STAGE
OUR LADY OF THE LAKES 
752 NORWICH-SALEM TURNPIKE (RT 82)
OAKDALE, CT 06370
TUESDAY 08/27/2019
9AM STAGE
 
CEMETERY STAGE
ST MARY’S CEMETERY 
600 JEFFERSON AV
NEW LONDON, CT 06320
TUESDAY 08/27/2019
1030AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for James F. McArdle A3C US Air Force Vietnam Era 1962-1966.
Significant Duty Stations include Sheppard AFB, Texas and Mcguire AFB New Jersey as a Communication Center Specialist with the 2135th Communication Squadron 1st Air Force Communications Service.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Calling Hours on Monday 08/26/2019 at the Funeral Home.
We will also Stand a Flag Line for Church Services on 08/27/2019 at the Church.
A Flagged Vehicle Escort has been Requested from the Church to the Cemetery on Tuesday.
SRC Greg Young will be RCIC for the Funeral Home, Church and Cemetery Services.  For those who wish to participate in the Escort, contact Greg at the Church.
Flags and water will be 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** PAUL CHARLES LEHR US NAVY RESERVES WWII 1945-1946 SATURDAY 08/24/2019 AND MONDAY 08/26/2019 SOUTHINGTON/MIDDLETOWN CT

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**MULTI-DAY MULTI-LOCATION MISSION**
 
**HONOR MISSION**
PAUL CHARLES LEHR 
METALSMITH SHEETMETAL 3RD CL
US NAVY RESERVES
WWII 
1945-1946
 
CHURCH SERVICES
ST DOMINICS CHURCH
1050 FLANDERS RD
SOUTHINGTON, CT 06489
SATURDAY 08/24/2019
10AM STAGING
 
BURIAL SERVICES
CT STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
317 BOW LA
MIDDLETOWN, CT 06457
MONDAY 08/24/2019
9AM STAGING
 
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for Paul Charles Lehr, Metalsmith Sheetmetal 3rd class  US Navy Reserves  WWII 1945-1946.
Significant Duty Stations include Naval Reserve Station New York, NY,  Naval Training Station Samoson, NY, Reserve Station Norfolk VA, USS Sarpedon ARB-7 and Personnel Separation Center Lido Beach, NY. 
Significant Awards include American Theater Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Asiatic Pacific Theater Medal.
We will Stand Flag Lines for both Church Services and Burial Services.
RC Linda Liversidge-Daley will be RCIC for Church Services on Saturday with flags and water on site.
SRC Don Camden will be RCIC for Burial Services on Monday 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)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**EXTREME SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION** KENNETH E DUNCAN WWII US MERCHANT MARINES/US COAST GUARD NEW HAVEN CT THURSDAY 08/22/2019 0830 STAGING

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**EXTREME SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION**
KENNETH EUGENE DUNCAN  
US MERCHANT MARINES/US COAST GUARD
WWII
1943-1944
 
CEMETERY  STAGE ONLY
BEAVERDALE MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY
Section H Lot 387 Grave 5
90 PINE ROCK AV
NEW HAVEN, CT  06515
0830 HRS STAGING
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for Kenneth Eugene Duncan,  Engineering Cadet US Merchant Marine/US Coast Guard WWII  1943-1944.
Significant Duty Stations include the SS Gaines Mill.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Burial Services.
SRC 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)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**SPECIAL MISSION** – Connecticut Patriot Guard Riders Member Pauline Bragg, 59, Ludlow, MA, Tuesday AUG 20, 2019

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**MISSION POSTING FROM MASSACHUSETTS PGR**
**SPECIAL MISSION** – Connecticut Patriot Guard Riders Member Pauline Bragg, 59, Ludlow, MA, Tuesday 20 AUG, 2019

This will be a joint mission with the Connecticut Patriot Guard Riders.

The family of longtime CT PGR Member Pauline Bragg has requested our presence at the Celebration of Life of their beloved Pauline.  Pauline passed on August 14 as the result of a tragic motorcycle accident.

The following information was forwarded by the family of Pauline Bragg, CTPGR:

“Our family would like to invite all who knew our beloved “Free Bird” Pauline A Bragg for a celebration of her life. Pauline lived life one day at a time and loved to ride her motorcycle and hike with her dogs. She also loved her family (especially her grandchildren) and her many friends.

We will provide a delicious meal, many laughs and likely shed some tears with you all. If you would like to bring your own picture collage to be displayed, we certainly welcome it. We know how many lives she touched and want to see your memories of her as well.”

CELEBRATION OF LIFE:  Tuesday, August 20, 2019

AT: Polish American Home

355 East Street

Ludlow, MA  01056

STAGING:  4:15PM – 4:55PM

AT:   Polish American Home

Parking Lot

BRIEFING:  4:55PM

KSU:  5:00PM

We will then form a Flag Line for approximately 2 hours to Honor Our Fallen Sister.

Ride Captain:  Larry Drum   ledrum56@yahoo.com

+++FLAGS WILL BE PROVIDED+++

CT PGR Members are Welcome to Stand the Flag Line for as long as you would like.

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)

**EXTREME SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION** JOSEPH R PATRONELLI JR US ARMY BRIDGEPORT/STRATFORD CT 9AM STAGE

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*EXTREME SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION**
JOSEPH R PATRONELLI JR  
US ARMY 
FRIDAY 08/16/19
BRIDGEPORT/STRATFORD CT
 
CHURCH STAGE 
SAINT MARGARET SHRINE
2523 PARK AV
BRIDGEPORT, CT  06604
9AM STAGE
 
CEMETERY STAGE
ST MICHAEL’S CEMETERY
2205 STRATFORD AV
STRATFORD, CT  06615
1030AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for Joseph R. Patronelli Jr, US Army Korean Era.
Information is very limited. 
We will Stand a Flag line for Church Services and for Burial Services. 
Karen Gerda will be overseeing the Mission.  Any members attending Please bring your 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)

SPECIAL MISSION *** STAND DOWN*** (Due to weather) MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY OCEAN BEACH PARK NEW LONDON CT SATURDAY 08/17/2019 1:30PM STAGE

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****STAND DOWN****
*
**SPECIAL MISSION** 
MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY
OCEAN BEACH PARK
98 NEPTUNE PARK
NEW LONDON, CT 06320
SATURDAY 08/17/2019
1:30PM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
We are Honored to have been invited by the New London Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee to participate in their Military Appreciation Day Event. 
We will Stand a Flag Line for Dignitary Arrival at approx 2:30pm and also for the US Coast Guard SWAB Run entrance into the park at  Approx 3:00pm.  A program and Medal Ceremony will follow the arrival of the USCG from approx 3:00pm to 4:00pm. 
We will also have an information table to provide information about the PGR. Members can spend as much time at the table as they would like to. 
RC Steve Marcolini will be RCIC with flags and the table set up. Members should plan on bringing their own chair(s). 
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** BRIAN S. ONEILL JR 1LT US ARMY/USAR COLD WAR MIDDLETOWN CT FRIDAY 08/16/2019 12 NOON STAGE

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**HONOR MISSION**
BRIAN STEVEN ONEILL JR  1LT 
US ARMY/ US ARMY RESERVE
COLD WAR  1987-1991
 
CEMETERY STAGE ONLY
CT STATE VETERANS CEMETERY 
317 BOW LA
MIDDLETOWN, CT 06457
FRIDAY 08/16/2019
12 NOON STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for Brian Steven Oneill, 1LT  US Army/US Army Reserves 1987 – 1991.
Significant Duty Stations include Co A 201st Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Myer, VA as a Tactical Intelligence Officer.
Significant Awards include The National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Bronze Star Medal, Southwest Asia Medal.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Burial Services at the cemetery.
SRC Mac McArthur 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)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**HONOR MISSION** RONALD G CHAMBERS SKG3 USNR-R KOREAN ERA CROMWELL CT SATURDAY 08/03/2019

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**HONOR MISSION** 
RONALD GEORGE CHAMBERS SKG3 US NAVY RESERVES
KOREAN ERA
1952-1953
 
CHURCH STAGE ONLY
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
355 MAIN ST
CROMWELL, CT  06416
SATURDAY 08/03/2019
9AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for Ronald George Chambers, SKG3 USNR-R Korean Era.
Significant Duty Stations include Naval Station Argentia Newfoundland as a Storekeeper (General) 3rd Class
Significant Awards include the National Defense Service Medal.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Church Services only. Burial will be at a later date.
RC Steve Marcolini 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)
 
Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**SPECIAL MISSION** FREEDOM SALUTE AND UNIT SEND OFF CT AIR/ARMY NATIONAL GUARD HARTFORD CT TUESDAY 07/30/2019 430PM STAGING

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**SPECIAL MISSION**
FREEDOM SALUTE AND UNIT SEND OFF 
GOV WILLIAM A ONEILL ARMORY
360 BROAD ST
HARTFORD, CT 06105
TUESDAY 07/30/2019
4:30PM STAGING
Patriot Guard and Associates;
We have been invited by Major General Francis Evon Jr, Adjutant General of CT
to participate in the Freedom Salute and Send Off for several units deploying in support of Operations Freedom Sentinel, Inherent Resolve, and Spartan Shield.
We will Stand a Flag Line for the Ceremony.
ASC Skip Petras will be RCIC with flags on site.
Parking is normally very limited for these events so it is suggested that members arrive early.
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)