Attend on Your Own Event Friday 09/11/2020 Southington CT 530pm Stage

**Attend On Your Own**
We have beens asked to pass along the following info on an Attend on Your Own Motorcade event happening on Friday Sept 11, 2020. 
This motorcade is to Back and Support all the First Responders And will also be to Honor those who lost their lives on Sept. 11th.  

We will begin staging at Pilgrim Furniture and Mattress City 55 Graham Place Southington CT 06489 staging at 5:30pm and will end in Wolcott at the Woodtick Recreation Center 201 Nichols Rd Wolcott CT 06716. The motorcade will be a little over 1 hr. Covering Southington, Cheshire, and Wolcott.   

Flagged Vehicles are invited to participate.  This will be an escorted event. 
  Any Questions, Please contact the event organizer Susan Zabohonski at 860-797-6582    
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** DOMENIC J MOFFO SR COXSWAIN (BM3) USNR WW II SATURDAY 09/12/2020 WATERBURY CT 11AM STAGE

**HONOR MISSION** 
DOMENIC JOSEPH MOFFO SR
COXSWAIN (BM3)
WW II 
1944-1946
 
CHURCH STAGE 
OUR LADY OF LOURDES CHURCH
309 S MAIN ST
WATERBURY, CT 06706
SATURDAY 09/12/2020
11AM STAGE
 
CEMETERY STAGE 
OLD ST JOSEPH CEMETERY
HAMILTON AV &  SILVER ST
WATERBURY, CT 06706
SATURDAY 09/12/2020
12 NOON STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been Requested to Stand in Honor for Domenic Joseph Moffo Sr, Coxswain (BM3) USNR WW II.
Significant Duty Stations include NRS New Haven CT, NTS Sampson NY, TRN CTR Shoemaker CA, USS LSM 421, USS LSM 278, and PSC Lido Beach LI NY.
Significant Awards include Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/ 1 Star, WW II Victory Medal, American Theater Campaign Medal, Philippine Liberation (Occupation) Ribbon.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Church Services and Burial/Military Honors at the Cemetery.
ASC Skip Petras will be RCIC with Flags and water on site. 
SOCIAL DISTANCING AND SANITIZING GUIDELINES WILL BE IN EFFECT  SEE YOUR RCIC WITH QUESTIONS 
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)

DVA Request Volunteers for Stand Down Event

Patriot Guard and Associates;
We have received the following request from The CT DVA looking for Volunteers for this years Stand Down Event for Veterans in CT.  
If you are interested in Volunteering, Please contact Tammy directly.  Her contact info is at the bottom of the letter.   

 

We are looking to see if there are any of your members who would want to volunteer this year for Stand Down.  It’s a 2 day event, the first day, 9/24 is all virtual with virtual informational sessions and the second day, 9/25 will be held at 4 locations for distribution of personal needs items, Covid testing and flu shots.
We need 12-14 volunteers at the following locations on 9/25 to assist with traffic, Covid protocol adherence and item distribution:
Danbury Veterans Hall
23 Memorial Drive
Danbury
 
Port 5 National Assoc. of Naval Veterans
69 Brewster St.
Bridgeport
 
Veterans Rally Point/Easter Seals
24 Stott Ave.
Norwich
  We will provide masks, gloves and sanitizer.
Tammy Perdue Marzik
Manager of Community & Intergovernmental Affairs
Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs
287 West Street
Rocky Hill, CT  06067
860-616-3603
 

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** WILLIAM D DISTASIO SP4 US ARMY VIETNAM ERA MONROE CT THURSDAY 08/20/2020 11AM STAGE

**HONOR MISSION**
WILLIAM DONATO DISTASIO  SP4
US ARMY 
VIETNAM ERA
1970 – 1972
 
CEMETERY STAGE ONLY
ST JOHN CEMETERY
500 MOOSE HILL RD
MONROE, CT  06468
THURSDAY 08/20/2020
11AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been requested to Stand in Honor for William D Distasio, SP4  US Army  Vietnam Era.
Significant duty stations include Battery D 3rd  InfantryBattalion 9th Field Artillery (Anti Aircraft) Regiment 5th US Army Fort Sill, Oklahoma as a Pershing Missle Crewmember.
Significant Awards include the National Defense Service Medal, and the Sharpshooter Qualification Badge.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Military Honors and Burial Services.
SRC John Bittner will be RCIC with Flags on site.
SOCIAL DISTANCING AND SANITIZING GUIDELINES WILL BE IN EFFECT  SEE YOUR RCIC WITH QUESTIONS.
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** CAMERON PARKER, SENIOR AIRMAN USAF GWOT BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WINDSOR LOCKS CT TUESDAY 08/18/2020 9PM STAGE

**HONOR MISSION** 
CAMERON PARKER SENIOR AIRMAN
 US AIR FORCE 
GWOT
 
FLAG LINE STAGING ONLY
CT STATE POLICE BUILDING 
236 FIREHOUSE RD
WINDSOR LOCKS CT 06096
TUESDAY 08/18/2020
9 PM STAGING
Patriot Guard and Associates;
We have been requested to assist the Vermont PGR by Standing in Honor for Cameron Parker,  Senior Airman US Air Force  GWOT.  Parker passed away while on Active Duty and Funeral Services will be held on Saturday in Bellows Falls, VT.
A Dignified Transfer will take place at Bradley Airport on Tuesday night. Family will be at the Airport to witness the Dignified Transfer and continue to escort their loved one back to Vermont.
CTPGR will not be allowed on to the Airport Proper. We will be allowed to Stand a Flag line outside the Gate at the CT State Police Building on Firehouse Rd. As the Family departs the Airport we will line the road with a Flag Line to Honor Senior Airman Parker.  The Flight is expected to arrive at the airport at 10:05pm Tuesday.
SC Gregg Barratt will be RCIC with Flags on site.
SOCIAL DISTANCING AND SANITIZING GUIDELINES WILL BE IN EFFECT  SEE YOUR RCIC WITH QUESTIONS. 
 
Members are reminded that Personal Weapons are not permitted on State Property. 
 
If any member would like to attend the Funeral Services on Saturday in Bellows Falls, VT,  Please contact me for details.
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** DRIVE BY BIRTHDAY PARTY PARADE SIMSBURY CT SATURDAY 08/15/2020

**ATTEND ON YOUR OWN HOTH MISSION**
100TH BIRTHDAY DRIVE BY PARADE 
SIMSBURY CT 
SATURDAY 08/15/2020
Patriot Guard and Associates;
We have been invited to attend the following event. Please see the information posted below for details.

A car parade for a WW2 Army Air Corp Flight nurse who was stationed in the Philliphines who turned 100 years old. We are staging on Lincoln Lane off of Hopmeadow St/Route 202 in Simsbury at 1045 hours on Saturday August 15, 2020 for a 1100 hour start time. The local PD and FD will also be there. She would love to see some veterans on motorcycles or even in cars for their big day. Cupcakes will be provided.

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** JAMES ALAN POST SGT(T) US ARMY KOREA PORTLAND CT FRIDAY 07/24/2020 10AM STAGE

**EXTREME SHORT NOTICE**
**HONOR MISSION**
JAMES ALAN POST SGT(T)
US ARMY 
KOREA
1951-1953
 
CEMETERY STAGE ONLY
CENTER CEMETERY
55 FAIRWAY DR
PORTLAND, CT 06480
FRIDAY 07/24/2020
10AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been requested to Stand in Honor for James Alan Post SGT(T) US ARMY Korea 1951-1953.
Significant Duty Stations include the 10th Field Artillery Battalion Fort Devens MA as a Radar Mechanic.
Significant Awards include the Korean Service Medal w/2 Bronze Service Stars, United Nations Service Medal.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Cemetery Services only.
John “Giggolo” Butler will be the Acting RC with flags and water on site.
SOCIAL DISTANCING AND SANITIZING GUIDELINES WILL BE IN EFFECT  SEE YOUR RCIC WITH QUESTIONS.
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** AUGUST MARTIN JR A2C US AIR FORCE WATERBURY CT FRIDAY 07/24/2020

**HONOR MISSION**
AUGUST MARTIN  A2C
US AIR FORCE 
1955-1958
 
ESCORT STAGE
MAIORANO’S FUNERAL HOME
95 WILLOW ST
WATERBURY, CT  06075
FRIDAY 07/24/2020
9:30AM STAGE
 
CEMETERY STAGE
CALVARY CEMETERY 
2324 EAST MAIN ST
WATERBURY, CT  06705
FRIDAY 07/24/2020
1030AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been Requested to Stand in Honor for August Martin A2C US Air Force 1955-1958.
Significant Duty Stations include 42nd Air Police Squadron (SAC)  Loring Air Force Base, Maine
as an Air Policeman.
We have been requested to provide a Flagged Vehicle Escort from the Funeral Home to the Cemetery weather permitting.
We will Stand a Flag Line at the Cemetery for Burial Services and Military Honors.
SC Gregg Barratt will be RCIC at the Cemetery with flags and water on site.
ASC Skip Petras will be RCIC at the Funeral Home for the Escort Stage.
SOCIAL DISTANCING AND SANITIZING GUIDELINES WILL BE IN EFFECT  SEE YOUR RCIC WITH QUESTIONS.
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** EMIL F LOZA SSGT US ARMY WW II CROMWELL/MIDDLETOWN CT THURSDAY 07/23/2020 12 NOON STAGING

**HONOR MISSION**
EMIL F LOZA SSGT US ARMY
WW II 
1941-1945
 
ESCORT STAGE
CROMWELL FUNERAL HOME
506 MAIN ST
CROMWELL, CT 06416
THURSDAY 07/23/2020
11:45AM STAGE
 
CEMETERY STAGE
CT STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
317 BOW LANE
MIDDLETOWN, CT 06457
THURSDAY 07/23/2020
12 NOON STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been requested to Stand in Honor for Emil F Loza, SSGT US ARMY WW II
Significant Duty stations include the Asiatic Pacific Theater of Operations with Company B, 169th Infantry Regiment, 43rd Infantry Division as a Supply Non Commissioned Officer in the Guadalcanal, Northern Solomons, New Guinea and Luzon Campaigns.
 Significant Awards include the Asiatic-Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon with 4 Bronze Service Stars, American Theater Campaign Ribbon, American Defense Service Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Distinguished Unit Badge, Philippine Liberation Ribbon with 1 Bronze Service Star, Good Conduct Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Cemetery Services and Military Honors.
A Flagged Escort has been requested weather permitting. Please let Skip know if you are going to be at the Funeral Home.
ASC Skip Petras will be RCIC with flags and water on site.
SOCIAL DISTANCING AND SANITIZING GUIDELINES WILL BE IN EFFECT  SEE YOUR RCIC WITH QUESTIONS.
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** JOSEPH F SURWILL SGT USAF VIETNAM ERA COLCHESTER CT SATURDAY 07/18/2020 12 NOON STAGE

**HONOR MISSION**
JOSEPH FRANK SURWILL SGT
US AIR FORCE 
VIETNAM ERA 
1965 – 1968
 
CHURCH STAGE 
ST ANDREW CATHOLIC CHURCH
128 NORWICH AV
COLCHESTER, CT  06415
SATURDAY 07/18/2020
12 NOON STAGE
 
CEMETERY STAGE
(NEW) ST ANDREW CEMETERY 
GILLETTS LA
COLCHESTER, CT 06415
SATURDAY 07/18/2020
1PM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been requested to Stand in Honor for Joseph Frank Surwill SGT US Air Force Vietnam Era.
Significant Duty Stations include 835th Civil Engineering Squadron (TAC) McConnell Air Force Base Wichita, KS as a Fire Protection Specialist. 
Significant Awards include Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Air Force Good Conduct Medal.
We will Stand a Flag Line at the Church and at the Cemetery for Burial Services and Military Honors. 
RC Rob Migliore will be RCIC with Flags and Water on site. 
SOCIAL DISTANCING AND SANITIZING GUIDELINES WILL BE IN EFFECT  SEE YOUR RCIC WITH QUESTIONS. 
Members are reminded to Dress Appropriately for the weather and Stay Hydrated.
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)