Statewide Message from CT PGR State Captain Gregg Barratt

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Greetings Patriot Guard, Friends and Associates:

I hope this statewide message finds you all doing well as begin the summer months….

First, I’d like to once again thank each and every one of you for what you do for our Veterans, 1st responders, and their families!  Our services make a huge difference to those we serve and while it is at times easy to lose sight with all that we have going on in our personal and professional lives, each and every mission you can make, help with an event, spread the word of PGR and be an advocate, ismission critical to our success for PGR of CT and again, I appreciate what you do!

Quite a bit coming up over the next month or two so be sure to check the calendar on the website for your planning purposes

  • Sunday June 23rd.  Respect Our Veterans Poker Run where proceeds go to PGR of CT that enables us to help our Veterans and 1st responders.  Prospect VFW, Registration is at 10:00  Questions contact Ride Captain Paul Novicelli at
  • Sunday July 21st.  Fidelco Ride for Independence, Bloomfield, CT. Register  
  • Sunday July 28th Patriot Guard Riders of CT picnic.  Portland CT.  Noon to five, bring a dish to share.  Please email Ride Captain Skip Petras at muxsonargang@gmail.comwith what you are bringing so he can keep an updated list.
  • I’d like to thank all those who came out to help volunteer and participate in the Northeast Chili cook off and especially Ride Captain Mad Mike Freedman and Sr. Ride Captain Kevin Wakely for their leadership at this event that raised over $9000 for PGR of CT.
  • Reminder, if you have full flags on your bike or vehicle (3×5 flags) and are NOT already on my Full Flag distribution list, please let me know.

Whether you make one mission, one event, or many….I appreciate your time and efforts and I am proud to be a part of such an honorable organization.


Gregg “Flag 7” Barratt
Patriot Guard Riders
Connecticut State Captain
“Standing for Those Who Have Stood for US”!