**HONOR **HONOR MISSION** EMILIO GRECO PFC(T) US ARMY KOREAN ERA MIDDLETOWN CT THURSDAY 11/18/2021 11AM STAGMISSION** EMILIO GRECO PFC(T) US ARMY KOREAN ERA MIDDLETOWN CT THURSDAY 11/18/2021 11AM STAG

**HONOR MISSION**
ATTEND ON YOUR OWN
EMILIO GRECO PFC(T) US ARMY
KOREAN ERA
 
CEMETERY SERVICES ONLY
CT STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
COLUMBARIUM
317 BOW LA
MIDDLETOWN, CT  06457
THURSDAY 11/18/2021
11AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been Requested to Stand in Honor for Emilio Greco PFC(T) US Army Korean Era.
Significant Duty Stations include Co B 143rd Tank Battalion Germany as a Tank Crewman, and Camp Kilmer, NJ and  Fort Devens, MA
Significant Awards include the Army of Occupation Medal Germany and the National Defense Service Medal,
We will Stand a Flag Line for Cemetery Services and Military Honors at the Columbarium.
This is an Attend On Your Own Mission. Members are requested to bring their own flags.
Members are reminded that Personal Weapons are not permitted on State Property.
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders.
William F. (Skip) Petras
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)

VETS Rock Event …. Nov. 13th Attend On Your Own

As many of you know, the Mohegan Sun Casino hosts the Vets Rock event yearly at the Casino.  Due to the Insurance requirements imposed by the casino, CTPGR will not have a booth set up  this year.  Members are welcome to attend on their own.

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 EXTREME SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION** EDWARD KEREKIAN PFC US ARMY AIR CORPS WW II NEW BRITAIN CT TUESDAY 10/12/2021 9AM STAGE

**EXTREME SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION**
ATTEND ON YOUR OWN
EDWARD KEREKIAN  PFC 
US ARMY AIR CORPS 
WW II
CHURCH STAGE 
ST STEPHEN’S ARMENIAN APOSTOLIC CHURCH
167 TREMONT ST
NEW BRITAIN CT 06051
TUESDAY 10/12/2021 
9AM STAGE
 
CEMETERY STAGE
FAIRVIEW CEMETERY
120 SMALLEY ST
NEW BRITAIN, CT 06051
TUESDAY 10/12/2021
10AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been requested to Stand in Honor for Edward Kerekian PFC US Army Air Corps WW II.  The Patriot Guard has been requested to Stand as Edwards Family since Edward’s relatives are sparse.
Significant Duty included the 8th Army Air Corps 8th Bomber Command at RAF Daws Hill England as a Clerk with the crew responsible for keeping the Aircraft flying.
This is an Attend on Your Own Mission, so members are requested to bring their own flags.
Members may be requested to assist as Bearers.
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** ATTEND ON YOUR OWN DAVID J SHANNON LTJG US NAVY RESERVES SOUTHBURY CT SATURDAY 09/18/2021 9AM STAGE

**HONOR MISSION**
ATTEND ON YOUR OWN
DAVID JAMES SHANNON LTJG
US NAVY RESERVES
 
CALLING HOURS/CHURCH STAGE/MILITARY HONORS
SACRED HEART CHURCH
910 MAIN ST SOUTH
SOUTHBURY, CT 06488
SATURDAY 09/18/2021 
9AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been requested to Stand in Honor for David James Shannon LTJG US Navy Reserves.
Significant Duty Stations include the USS Turner DD-648 DD-834 / DDR 834 and Naval Air Station Jacksonville, FL
Significant Awards include the National Defense Service Medal.
We have been requested to Stand a Flag Line for Calling Hours, Church Services and Military Honors following.
This is an Attend on Your Own Mission.  Members should 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)

MISSION UPDATE**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION** JONATHAN COHEN SP5 US ARMY ELLINGTON CT 08/20/2021 1015 AM STAGE

MISSION UPDATE

NEW DATE:

**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION**  JONATHAN COHEN SP5 US ARMY ELLINGTON CT 08/20/2021 1030 AM STAGE

NEW DATE
**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION**
JONATHAN B COHEN SP5
US ARMY
VIETNAM ERA
ESCORT STAGE
59 FROG HOLLOW LA
ELLINGTON, CT 06029
FRIDAY  08/20/2021
1030AM STAGE
CEMETERY STAGE
ELLINGTON CEMETERY
95 MAPLE ST (RT 140)
ELLINGTON, CT 06029
FRIDAY 08/20/2021
1030AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been requested to Stand in Honor for Jonathan B Cohen SP5 US Army Vietnam Era.
Significant Duty Stations include Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion 1st Battalion 9th Artillery Regiment 42nd Field Artillery Group US Army Europe as an Honest John Launcher in River Barracks Giessen Germany.
Significant Awards include the Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Expert 45 Caliber and M-14 Badges and 2 Overseas Bars.
A Flagged Vehicle Escort has been requested from the family’s home to the cemetery.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Cemetery Services and Military Honors.
This is an Attend on your Own mission so 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)

**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION** MICHAEL JULIUS GALBICSEK SGT US AIR FORCE VIETNAM ERA N HAVEN CT 08/06/2021 1045HRS STAGE

**ATTEND ON YOUR OWN**
**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION**
MICHAEL JULIUS GALBICSEK  SGT
US AIR FORCE
VIETNAM ERA
 
CEMETERY SERVICES ONLY
ALL SAINTS CEMETERY
700 MIDDLETOWN AV
NO HAVEN CT 06473
SECTION 9
FRIDAY 08/06/2021
1045HRS STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been Requested to Stand in Honor for Michael Julius Galbicsek SGT US Air Force Vietnam Era.
Significant Duty Stations include 54th Weather Recon Squadron Anderson Air Force Base Guam, and Travis Air Force Base Fairfield, CA as an Instrument Repairman (Avionic)
Significant Awards include the National Defense Service Medal.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Cemetery Services and Military Honors.
This is an Attend On Your Own Mission so 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)

**SPECIAL MISSION** ATTEND ON YOUR OWN FALLEN HEROES CT PROCESSION QUAKER HILL CT MONDAY 08/02/2021 10AM STAGE

Special Mission**

Fallen Heroes CT Procession

Attend on your own

Home of Laura Lee Prentice- Gold Star Mother

Quaker Hill CT 06375

MONDAY 8/2/2021

10AM STAGE

Patriot Guard and Associates

We have been requested to Stand in Honor for the CT Fallen Hero’s CT procession as it comes though CT and stops at several Gold Star Family Homes.

We will Stand a Flag Line for the stop at the mother’s house of SSGT Tyler Grotjan.

SSGT of Waterford, Connecticut, died July 12 at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, from injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. Grotjan was assigned to the 4th Civil Engineer Squadron at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in North Carolina.

This is an attend on your own- 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

ascspetras@ctpatriotguard.org

860-463-5316 (cell)

860-358-9648 (fax)

Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”

State Captain

CT Patriot Guard Riders

statecaptain@ctpatriotguard.org

860-392-9638 (cell)

**HONOR MISSION** ATTEND ON YOUR OWN JAMES P ONEILL 1ST LT US ARMY AIR CORPS WW II MYSTIC, CT FRIDAY 06/25/2021 9AM STAGE

**HONOR MISSION**
ATTEND ON YOUR OWN
JAMES PATRICK O’NEILL  1ST LT
US ARMY AIR CORPS (US ARMY AIR FORCES)
WW II
 
CHURCH/ESCORT STAGE
ST PATRICK’S CHURCH
32 E MAIN ST
MYSTIC, CT 06355
FRIDAY 06/25/2021
9AM STAGE
 
CEMETERY STAGE
ELM GROVE CEMETERY
197 GREENMANVILLE AVE
MYSTIC, CT 06355
FRIDAY 06/25/2021
1030AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been requested to Stand in Honor for James Patrick O’Neill 1st LT US Army Air Corps (US Army Air Forces) WW II.
1st LT O’Neill is a family member of our own Doug Hoyt and We are sorry for your loss.
1st LT O’Neill served in the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations with the 760th Bombardment Squadron, 460th Bombardment Group, 15th Air Force as a Bombardier in the Air Offensive Europe, Rome-Arno, Air Combat Balkans, Normandy and Central Europe Campaigns.
Significant Awards include the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Ribbon w/ 5 Bronze Service Stars, American Theater Campaign Ribbon, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart, Distinguished Unit Citation, Prisoner of War Medal and the WW II Victory Medal.
A Flag Line has been requested for Church Services and for Cemetery Services and Military Honors.
A Flagged Vehicle Escort has been requested from the Church to the Cemetery.
This is an Attend on Your Own Mission so members are requested to 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)

**ATTEND ON YOUR OWN** BACK THE BLUE PARADE THURSDAY 06/24/2021 SUFFIELD CT 1730 STAGE

The Shamrock Cafe
   1187 East Street South, Suffield Ct 06-78
 Stage 1730hrs…KSU 1800 hrs

Show our LEO’s gratitude, love and appreciation for Law enforcement.

Let’s just spread some love & enjoy the ride, LIVE music and friends! Meeting at The Shamrock at 5:30, KSU 6pm, ride through Suffield PD, Windsor Locks and Windsor police departments

Suggested $10.00 donation to be in the parade. 100% of proceeds go to Wounded Veterans Project Inc to Help Combat Veterans in need. (not $10.00 per person, it is $10.00 a bike/car/truck/whatever)

If you missed this last year, let me just say IT WAS AMAZING!!!! had around 130 bikes and maybe 30 vehicles. Bring your American flags and/or thin blue line flags. Decorate your ride!!!! RED WHITE AND BLUE EVERYWHERE !

 
God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our First Responders.

Gregg Barratt “Flag 7”
State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
860-392-9638 (cell)

**ATTEND ON YOUR OWN **SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION** ROBERT A BESSETTE PFC USMC-R WW II WATERTOWN CT WEDNESDAY 06/09/2021 1130AM STAGE

**ATTEND ON YOUR OWN**
**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION**
ROBERT A BESSETTE PFC 
US MARINE CORPS-RESERVES
WW II
 
CEMETERY SERVICES ONLY
MOUNT OLIVET CEMETERY
669 PLATT RD
WATERTOWN, CT 06795
WEDNESDAY 06/09/2021
1130AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been Requested to Stand in Honor for Robert A Bessette PFC USMC-R WW II.
Significant events include the Occupation of China and Camp Lejeune NC as a Telephone Man. 
Significant Awards include MC Good Conduct Medal, China Service Medal, 
WW II Victory Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Cemetery Services and Military Honors.
This is an Attend On Your Own Mission so Members are 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)