WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA ESCORTS 12/11/2019 AND 12/12/2019 ENFIELD & CROMWELL/MIDDLETOWN

DUE TO THE WEATHER, ENFIELD SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED  

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA MISSION IS CANCELLED.    

 

Patriot Guard and Associates;

We are Honored to have been invited to participate in Wreaths Across America Escorts in Enfield and Cromwell/Middletown.
The following is for the Enfield Escort.  This event is Weather Dependant.
Wednesday 12/11/2019  0730am Stage 
281 State St (Corner of Enfield St)
Flagged Vehicles will join the convoy as directed by the Enfield Police Department.  We will Escort the Wreaths Across America Convoy to the Parkman Elementary School. A Ceremony will be held at Parkman. Members are invited to attend the ceremony if they choose.
ASC Skip Petras will be RCIC.
THIS EVENT IS WEATHER DEPENDANT. 
 
Thursday 12/12/2019  8:30am Stage
Stop & Shop Supermarket
195 West St Cromwell, CT 06416
Flagged Vehicles will stage at Stop & Shop and Escort the Trucks with Wreaths from Cromwell to Middletown. Local Law Enforcement, Fire Services and other agencies will be involved.
Law Enforcement will have the final decision as to the progress of the convoy.
Assistance will be needed to assist in the unloading of the trucks at the Eversource Facility following the convoy.
ASC Skip Petras will be RCIC.
THIS EVENT IS ALSO WEATHER DEPENDANT.
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** DOMINIC A CUCHARA PFC US ARMY WW II SATURDAY 11/30/2019 SOUTHBURY CT 10AM STAGE

 

**SHORT NOTICE HONOR MISSION** 
DOMINIC A CUCHARA  PFC 
US ARMY  WW II
1945 – 1947
 
FUNERAL HOME SERVICES
CARPINO FUNERAL HOME
750 MAIN ST SOUTH
SOUTHBURY, CT 06488
SATURDAY 11/30/2019
10AM STAGE
 
CEMETERY STAGE
PINE HILL CEMETERY
2-98 PINE HILL RD
SOUTHBURY, CT 06488
1PM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for Dominic A. Cuchara  PFC US Army WW II
Significant Duty Stations include the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations with the Service Battery, 90th Field Artillery Battalion 90th Infantry Division as a Quartermaster Supply Technician.
Significant Awards include the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal, and the Army of Occupation Service Medal.
We will Stand a Flag line for Calling Hours and Funeral Services at the Funeral Home and Burial Services with Military Honors at the Cemetery.
SRC Mac McArthur will be RCIC with flags on site.
Members are reminded to dress appropriately for the weather.
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** GEORGE ZLOTNICK PFC US ARMY WWII 1943-1946 WILLIMANTIC CT FRIDAY 11/22/2019 830AM STAGE

**HONOR MISSION**
GEORGE ZLOTNICK PFC
US ARMY WWII
1943-1946
 
CHURCH STAGE
HOLY TRINITY ORTHODOX CHURCH
414 VALLEY ST
WILLIMANTIC, CT 06226
FRIDAY 11/22/2019
830AM STAGE
 
CEMETERY STAGE
HOLY TRINITY ORTHODOX CEMETERY 
78 BOSTON POST RD
WILLIMANTIC CT 06280
FRIDAY 11/22/2019
1130AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we are called to Stand in Honor for George Zlotnick, PFC US Army     WWII 1943-1945.
George served in the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations with Battery B 464th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion, 17th Airborne Division as a Gun Crewman Light Artillery in Northern France and the Rhineland.
Significant Awards include the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Campaign Ribbon w/ 2 Bronze Service Stars and Bronze Arrowhead, American Theater Campaign Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Calling Hours, Church Services and then for Burial and Military Honors at the Cemetery.
Josh Ratti will be In Charge with flags on site.
Members are reminded to dress appropriately for the weather.
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** JAY LEWIS JOHNSON USCG-MERCHANT MARINE WW II MIDDLETOWN CT 11/22/2019 11AM STAGE

**HONOR MISSION**
JAY LEWIS JOHNSON 3RD CL RADIO OPERATOR 
USCG-MERCHANT MARINE WW II
1945-1946
 
CEMETERY STAGE ONLY
CT STATE VETERANS CEMETERY 
317 BOW LA
MIDDLETOWN, CT  06457
FRIDAY 11/22/2019
11AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we are called to Stand in Honor for Jay Lewis Johnson 3rd CL        USCG-Merchant Marine WW II.
Significant Duty Stations include the SS United States VICTORY homeported on both the West Coast and the East Coast as a 3rd Radio Operator.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Burial and Military Honors at the cemetery.
SRC Don Camden will be RCIC with Flags on site.
This mission is at the same time as missions in Southbury and Willimantic.
Members are reminded that Personal Weapons are not Permitted on State Property and to dress appropriately for the weather.
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** JOHN A CANDELLA PVT USMC-R W II 1944-1945 SOUTHBURY CT FRIDAY 11/22/2019 10AM STAGE

**HONOR MISSION**
JOHN ALBERT CANDELLA PVT
US MARINE CORPS RESERVE  WW II
1944-1945
 
CHURCH STAGING 
SACRED HEART CHURCH
990 MAIN ST SOUTH
SOUTHBURY CT 06488
FRIDAY 11/22/2019
10AM STAGE
 
CEMETERY STAGE
PINE HILL CEMETERY
2-98 PINE HILL RD
SOUTHBURY, CT  06488
1030AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we are called to Stand in Honor for John Albert Candella PVT USMCR  WW II  1944-1945
Significant Duty Stations include the Marine Barracks  Navy Yard New York, NY.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Church Services and for Military Honors at the Cemetery.
SRC Mac McArthur will be RCIC with flags on site.
Members are reminded to dress appropriately for the weather.
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** CHARLES E KEENEY SR SP4 US ARMY VIETNAM THURSDAY 11/21/2019 WEST HAVEN CT 8 AM STAGE

**HONOR MISSION**
CHARLES EDWARD KEENEY SR  SP4 
US ARMY VIETNAM
1967-1968
 
CHURCH STAGE
PROMISE LAND CHURCH OF GOD
240 BURWELL RD
WEST HAVEN CT 06516
THURSDAY 11/21/2019
8AM STAGE
 
CEMETERY STAGE
ALL SAINTS CEMETERY   SECTION 12
700 MIDDLETOWN AV
N HAVEN CT 06473
THURSDAY 11/21/2019
1130AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for Charles Edward Keeney Sr  SP4 US Army Vietnam.
Significant Duty Stations include Co A 523rd Signal Battalion in Radio Relay Multichannel Transmission and Carrier Operator.
Significant Awards include the National Defense Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal w/ 2 Overseas Bars and the M-14 Sharpshooter Badge.
We will Stand a Flag Line for calling hours at the Church followed by Military Honors and Burial at the Cemetery.
SRC Greg Young will be RCIC with flags on site.
A Flagged Vehicle has been requested from the Church to the Cemetery weather permitting.
Members are reminded to dress appropriately for the weather.
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** GEORGE CARMEN ORIOLI BU2 US NAVY RESERVES GWOT NEW BRITAIN CT THURSDAY 09/19/2019 8AM STAGING

**HONOR MISSION**
GEORGE CARMEN ORIOLI  BU2
US NAVY RESERVES
GWOT  2009-2015
 
FUNERAL HOME STAGE
FARRELL FUNERAL HOME
110 FRANKLIN SQUARE
NEW BRITAIN, CT. 06051
THURSDAY 09/19/2019
8AM STAGING
 
CEMETERY SERVICES
SACRED HEART CEMETERY
662 BURRITT ST
NEW BRITAIN, CT 06053
THURSDAY 09/19/2019
1030 HRS STAGING
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for George Carmen Orioli, Builder 2nd Class US Navy Reserves  Global War on Terror.
Significant Duty Stations include 20th Seabee Readiness Group, Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport, MS, Navy Operations Support Center Plainville, CT.
Significant Awards include National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Calling hours and Funeral Services at the Funeral Home, and Burial/Military Honors at the Cemetery. 
Flagged Vehicle Escort is Requested.
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)

**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** 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)

**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.