**SPECIAL MISSION** RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY CT AIR NATIONAL GUARD SMALL AIR TERMINAL E GRANBY CT TUESDAY 05/21/2019 1PM STAGE

**SPECIAL MISSION**
RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY 
CT NATIONAL GUARD 103RD AIRLIFT WING
SMALL AIR TERMINAL
100 NICHOLSON AV
EAST GRANBY, CT 06026
 
STAGING AREA
SPARE TIME BOWLING LANES PARKING LOT
129 ELLA GRASSO TURNPIKE
WINDSOR LOCKS CT 06096
TUESDAY 05/21/2019
1PM STAGING
KSU 1:15PM
 
**SEE SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS BELOW**
Patriot Guard and Associates;
We are proud to have been invited by Major General Francis Evon Jr, CT Adjutant General to participate in the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Small Air Terminal, 103rd Airlift Wing, 100 Nicholson Av, East Granby CT 06026.
We will Stand a Flag Line for the Ceremony.
SRC Gregg Barratt will be RCIC with flags and water on site.
**SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS**
Members will be entering an Active Military Base and must follow the following instructions for Security Purposes;
NO Personal Weapons to include pocket knives are permitted on the base to include stored on or in your vehicle. Vehicles are subject to search prior to entry. 
All Members are to have Photo ID and present same to gain access to the base.
Staging will be at the bowling alley parking area and the group will travel to the base together. 
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)

**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.

** Special Mission** PTSD WARRIORS COVE ISLAND RETREAT SATURDAY OCT 7, 2017 0900 hrs Stage

** Special Mission**

PTSD WARRIORS COVE ISLAND RETREAT

SATURDAY OCT 7, 2017

0900 hrs Stage

Patriot Guard and Associates;

The Patriot Guard has been personally requested by A Gold Star Mother to attend and would appreciate our help at the following event supporting our Warriors experiencing PTSD.

PTSD WARRIORS COVE ISLAND RETREAT
SATURDAY OCTOBER 7, 2017
10:00 AM TO 3:00 PM
363 WEED AVENUE
STAMFORD, CT 06902

 

We will set up an informational table at the event.

Staging will be at 0900 hrs.

ASC Jack Casey will be RCIC and will have 2 tables and 4 chairs with him. If anyone else is able to help out with providing a tent, it would be appreciated. If members are planning to attend, it is requested that you bring a chair(s) with you.

A large crowd is expected. Food and entertainment will be provided.

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

For the State Captain,

 


William F. Petras III (Skip)
Assistant State Captain
CT Patriot Guard Riders
ascspetras@ctpatriotguard.org
860-463-5316 (cell)
860-358-9648 (fax)

 

 

***HOTH SPECIAL EVENT***VETERANS APPRECIATION BARBECUE, 1130 HRS (11:30 AM), SATURDAY, 24 JUNE 2017, WESTBROOK ELKS LODGE 1784, WESTBROOK, CT 06498

***HOTH SPECIAL EVENT***

VETERANS APPRECIATION BARBECUE

1130 HRS (11:30 AM), SATURDAY, 24 JUNE 2017

WESTBROOK ELKS LODGE 1784, WESTBROOK, CT 06498

Patriot Guard Riders and Associates,

We have again been invited to participate in the 7th Annual Veterans BBQ at the Westbrook Elks Lodge 1784. This event honors all Veterans of all branches of service.
We will stand a Flag Line as the Veterans arrive at the lodge. There will be Veterans from CT Army National Guard, residents of Rocky Hill, Newington and West Haven Veterans facilities, Homeless Veterans Shelters, Elk Veterans, VFW and American Legion Posts. The Ceremony begins with the arrival of the Veterans from 1100 to 1200 hrs (11:00 am to 12:00 pm). We then join in for the BBQ Lunch.

ASC Jack Casey will be RCIC and Flags and water will be on site.

STAGE: 1000 HRS (10:00 AM), Saturday, 24 June 2017
Westbrook Elks Lodge 1784
142 Seaside Ave.
Westbrook, CT 06498

Early arrival recommended due to limited parking.
God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.

Regards,

MAC MCARTHUR

STATE CAPTAIN

CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS

statecaptain@ctpatriotguard.org

haddamac@gmail.com

mac06438@aol.com

Cell:860-682-7625

Fax: 860-345-3654

ATTEND ON YOUR OWN***FLAG DAY SALUTE TO THE MILITARY AND VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES, 1400 TO 1900 HRS (2:00 PM TO 7:00PM), WEDNESDAY, 14 JUNE 2017, THE BALLPARK AT HARBOR YARD, BRIDGEPORT, CT

ATTEND ON YOUR OWN***

FLAG DAY SALUTE TO THE MILITARY AND VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES

1400 TO 1900 HRS (2:00 PM TO 7:00PM), WEDNESDAY, 14 JUNE 2017,

THE BALLPARK AT HARBOR YARD, BRIDGEPORT, CT

Patriot Guard Riders and Associates,
An Attend on Your Own Special Event, Bridgeport Bluefish salute the Military, Veterans and their families at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, CT., that is to take place from 1400 to 1900 hrs (2:00 to 7:00 pm). There will be a Military Career & Resource Fair on the Main Concourse, followed by a Meet & Greet with select Bluefish Players. At 1900 hrs (7:00 pm) there will be  the Bluefish Military Recognition Ceremony with Color Guard & National Anthem. First pitch of the game is at 1912 hrs (7:12 pm). 
Location: The Ballpark at Harbor Yard, 500 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604
Bridgeport Bluefish Sponsors 17 – please refer to this file.

God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.

Regards,

MAC MCARTHUR

STATE CAPTAIN

CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS

***SPECIAL EVENT***CONNECTICUT COMMUNITY VETERANS ENGAGEMENT BOARD (CT CVEB) TEAMS WITH QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (QVCC) FOR VETERANS STAND DOWN, SATURDAY, 10 JUNE 2017, 1000 HRS TO 1400 HRS (10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM), DANIELSON, CT

***SPECIAL EVENT***

CONNECTICUT COMMUNITY VETERANS ENGAGEMENT BOARD

(CT CVEB) TEAMS WITH QUINEBAUG VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (QVCC)

FOR VETERANS STAND DOWN, SATURDAY,

10 JUNE 2017, 1000 HRS TO 1400 HRS (10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM), DANIELSON, CT

Patriot Guard Riders and Associates,
We are honored to be asked to set up an Information Table for the 2nd Annual CT Community Veterans Engagement Board (CVEB)/Quinebaug Valley Community College (QVCC) Veterans Stand Down. This event is an opportunity for open dialogue, feedback and recommendations on Veterans Issues here in Connecticut, as well as the ability to connect with resources and services available to Veterans in the state and at Quinebaug Valley Community College. There will be a number of free services available including hearing and eye screenings as well as a mini job fair. All Veterans, family members, caregivers, Veteran Service Organizations and members of the public are invited to attend this event.
CT PGR will have an information table to spread information about our purpose and how we may help Veterans and their families. Any one who can spend some time to assist is asked to help.
STAGE:   0900 HRS (9:00 AM), Saturday, 10 June 2017
(for set up prior to opening at 1000 hrs (10:00 am)
Quinebaug Valley Community College
742 Upper Maple Street
Danielson, CT 06239
God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.

Regards,

MAC MCARTHUR

STATE CAPTAIN

CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS

statecaptain@ctpatriotguard.org

haddamac@gmail.com

mac06438@aol.com

***SPECIAL HOTH MISSION***CHILI FOR LIFE CHILI COOK OFF, SATURDAY, 21 JANUARY 2017, 1100 HRS (11:00 AM) TO 1600 HRS (4:00 PM), SOMERS, CT

***SPECIAL HOTH MISSION***CHILI FOR LIFE CHILI COOK OFF, SATURDAY, 21 JANUARY 2017, 1100 HRS (11:00 AM) TO 1600 HRS (4:00 PM), SOMERS, CT

Patriot Guard and Associates,

We have been asked to participate in a fund raiser for a Somers Fire Fighter who was severely injured by a falling tree 2 years ago. He has undergone 7 surgeries and requires a few more.
This fund raiser is to help with the expenses of his recovery.

We will stand a Flag Line at the opening ceremony, and assist Mike Freedman as needed.

Senior Ride Captain Gregg Barratt will be RCIC and Flags will be on site.

STAGE: 1000 HRS (10:00 AM), Saturday, 21 January 2017
Pleasant View Golf Range
452 South Road (Rte 83)
Somers, CT 06071

God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.

Regards,

MAC MCARTHUR

STATE CAPTAIN

CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS

statecaptain@ctpatriotguard.org

haddamac@gmail.com

mac06438@aol.com

Cell:860-682-7625

Fax: 860-345-3654

EXTREMELY SHORT NOTICE***SPECIAL HOTH EVENT***FORMAL WELCOME HOME AND FREEDOM SALUTE CEREMONY IN HONOR OF 1109TH THEATER AVIATION SUSTAINMENT MAINTENANCE GROUP, CONNECTICUT ARMY NATIONAL GUARD, 1000 HR (10:00 AM), SUNDAY, 18 DECEMBER 2016, GROTON, CT

EXTREMELY SHORT NOTICE***SPECIAL HOTH EVENT***FORMAL WELCOME HOME AND FREEDOM SALUTE CEREMONY IN HONOR OF 1109TH THEATER AVIATION SUSTAINMENT MAINTENANCE GROUP, CONNECTICUT ARMY NATIONAL GUARD, 1000 HR (10:00 AM), SUNDAY, 18 DECEMBER 2016, GROTON, CT

***EXTREMELY SHORT NOTICE***

Patriot Guard and Associates,

We are honored to have been invited to participate in the Formal Welcome Home and Freedom Salute Ceremony in Honor of the 1109th Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group, CT Army National Guard. This is in recognition of their recent deployments in support of Operations Spartan Shield and Enduring Freedom.

XXX is RCIC and Flags will be on site.

STAGE: 0900 HRS (9:00 AM), Sunday, 18 December 2016
139 Tower Ave.
Groton, CT 06340

God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.

Regards,

MAC MCARTHUR

STATE CAPTAIN

CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS

statecaptain@ctpatriotguard.org

haddamac@gmail.com

mac06438@aol.com

Cell:860-682-7625

EXTREMELY SHORT NOTICE***SPECIAL HOTH MISSION***WELCOME HOME, SNOWBALL EXPRESS RETURN, 1700 HRS (5:00 PM), THURSDAY, 15 DECEMBER 2016, BRADLEY AIRPORT, WINDSOR LOCKS, CT

EXTREMELY SHORT NOTICE

SPECIAL HOTH MISSION WELCOME HOME, SNOWBALL EXPRESS RETURN

1700 HRS (5:00 PM), THURSDAY, 15 DECEMBER 2016, BRADLEY AIRPORT, WINDSOR LOCKS, CT

Patriot Guard and Associates,

***EXTREMELY SHORT NOTICE*** We have been asked to stand a Flag Line to Welcome Home the participants of this years Snowball Express, a special trip for children of fallen Military Heroes. They have spent the last four days in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, where they met and bonded with over 1700 other families who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

We will stand a Flag Line to show our respect for their loss and to Welcome them home from this awesome trip.

State Captain Mac McArthur will be RCIC and Flags will be on site.

STAGING : 1530 HRS (3:30 PM), Thursday, 15 December 2016
Bradley Bowl Parking Lot
129 Ella Grasso Turnpike
Windsor Locks, CT 06096

We will proceed to the airport Departure ramp at about 1630 hrs (4:30 pm), and park Flag car at the end of the of the drive near door #6. We are limited to one vehicle, Jacks Flag car, and 2 motorcycles if anyone rides. Cages will park in the garage. Be aware of the weather as below zero temperatures are forecast. We will try to get parking passes stamped.
God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.

Regards,

MAC MCARTHUR

STATE CAPTAIN

CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS

statecaptain@ctpatriotguard.org

haddamac@gmail.com

mac06438@aol.com

Cell:860-682-7625

***SPECIAL HOTH MISSION***ATTEND ON YOUR OWN KEY CEREMONY, 1000 HRS (10:00 AM), SATURDAY,17 DECEMBER 2016, BETHANY, CT 06524

***SPECIAL HOTH MISSION***

ATTEND ON YOUR OWN KEY CEREMONY

1000 HRS (10:00 AM), SATURDAY,17 DECEMBER 2016, BETHANY, CT 06524

Patriot Guard and Associates,

We have been requested to stand a Flag Line for the Key Ceremony for Spc Sean Pesce, as he is presented the keys to a new mortgage free, specially adapted home.

Due to the Wreath Laying taking place at the CT Veterans Cemetery at the same time, I am making this an Attend On Your Own mission. I request any PGR who are not taking part in the Wreath Laying, to attend this Key Presentation in honor of Spc Pesce. Please bring your own Flags.

You may register on line at www.hfotusa.org/attend event.

STAGE: 0900 HRS (9:00 AM), Saturday, 17 December 2016
94 Mesa Drive
Bethany, CT 06524

God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.

Regards,

MAC MCARTHUR

STATE CAPTAIN

CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS

statecaptain@ctpatriotguard.org

haddamac@gmail.com

mac06438@aol.com

Cell:860-682-7625