**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)

**HONOR MISSION** WILLIAM GROSSKORTEHAUS RM2 US NAVY COLD WAR ROCKVILLE CT FRIDAY 05/17/19 1PM STAGE

**HONOR MISSION**
WILLIAM GROSSKORTEHAUS RM2 US NAVY
COLD WAR
1970-1974
 
MEMORIAL SERVICE STAGE ONLY
 
AMERICAN LEGION POST 14
114 WEST ST
ROCKVILLE, (VERNON) CT 06066
FRIDAY 05/17/2019
1PM STAGING
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for William Grosskortehaus, Radioman 2nd Class US Navy Cold War 1970-1974.
Significant Duty Stations include Naval Training School (Radioman) San Diego, Ca, and the USS OUELETT DE(FF) 1077.
Significant Awards include The Presidential Unit Citation, and the National Defense Service Medal.
We will Stand a Flag Line for the arrival of family and friends for the Memorial Service. 
SC 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)

**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.

**HONOR MISSION** FRANCIS P FEENEY AVN CADET US ARMY AIR CORPS WWII CHESHIRE/WALLINGFORD WEDNESDAY 04/24/2019 10AM STAGE

**HONOR MISSION**
FRANCIS PATRICK FEENEY , AVN CADET
US ARMY AIR CORPS
WW II
WEDNESDAY 04/24/2019
 
CHURCH STAGE
 
ST BRIDGET OF SWEDEN CHURCH
175 MAIN ST
CHESHIRE, CT 06410
10AM STAGE
 
CEMETERY STAGE
 
ST JOHN CEMETERY
400 CHRISTIAN ST
WALLINGFORD, CT 06492
1130AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we are called to Stand in Honor for Francis Patrick Feeney, Aviation Cadet US Army Air Corps WW II.
Francis served with the Army Air Force Advanced Navigation School as an Aviation Cadet at Ellington Field, Texas
We will  Stand a Flag Line at the Church for Services and also at the Cemetery for Burial services and Honors.
SC 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)

**HONOR MISSION** WALTER F. GUTZMER SSGT CT ARMY NATIONAL GUARD WWII MANCHESTER CT SATURDAY 04/13/19 0930 HRS STAGING

**HONOR MISSION**
WALTER F. GUTZMER SSGT
CT ARMY NATIONAL GUARD  WW II
MANCHESTER POLICE DEPARTMENT
SATURDAY 04/13/19
 
FUNERAL HOME /ESCORT STAGE
MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME
142 EAST CENTER ST
MANCHESTER, CT 06040
0930 HRS STAGING
 
CEMETERY STAGE
ST JAMES CEMETERY
360 BROAD ST
MANCHESTER, CT. 06040
1030 HRS STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for Walter F. Gutzmer, SSGT CT Army National Guard  WW II, Manchester Police Department.
Walter served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations with the Anti Tank Company, 169th Infantry Regiment, 43rd Infantry Division as a Rifleman, serving in Guadalcanal, The Northern Solomon Islands, New Guinea and Luzon Campaigns.
Significant Awards include The Asiatic-Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon w/ 4 Bronze Service Stars, American Defense Service Medal, Purple Heart, Phillipine Liberation Ribbon w/ 1 Bronze Service Star, Good Conduct Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
We will Stand a Flag Line at the Funeral Home for Memorial Services and at the Cemetery for Burial Services and Military Honors.
A Flagged Vehicle Escort has been requested from the Funeral Home to the Cemetery weather dependent. 
SRC Jack Casey will be RCIC at the funeral home and the cemetery 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)

**SPECIAL MISSION** GREATER MIDDLETOWN MILITARY MUSEUM DEDICATION MIDDLETOWN CT SATURDAY 04/13/19 1PM STAGE

**SPECIAL MISSION**
GREATER MIDDLETOWN MILITARY MUSEUM DEDICATION
200 WALNUT GROVE RD
MIDDLETOWN, CT. 06457 
(NEXT TO THE CT TREES OF HONOR MEMORIAL)
1PM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
We have been invited to participate in the Ribbon Cutting, Grand Opening and Dedication of the Greater Middletown Military Museum at Veterans Memorial Park in Middletown. This museum is next to the CT Trees of Honor Memorial. 
We will Stand a Flag Line for the Ceremonies. 
ASC Skip Petras 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)

**HONOR MISSION** JAMES L. MARTIN LCPL USMC VIETNAM ERA/RETIRED LEO MIDDLETOWN CT 04/12/2019 1200 HRS STAGING

**HONOR MISSION**
JAMES LESLIE MARTIN LCPL USMC
VIETNAM ERA  1958-1962
RETIRED OFFICER SEYMOUR POLICE DEPT
 
CEMETERY STAGE ONLY
CT STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
317 BOW LA
MIDDLETOWN, CT 06457
FRIDAY 04/12/2019
12 NOON STAGING
 
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for James Leslie Martin LCPL USMC Vietnam Era and Retired Seymour CT Police Officer.
Significant Duty Stations include Headquarters and Service Company, Headquarters and Service Battalion, The Basic School, Marine Corps Station Quantico, VA. as a Rifleman
Significant Awards include Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Services and  Military Honors at the Chapel on the Cemetery Grounds.
SRC Jack Casey will be RCIC with flags and water on site.
Members are reminded that Personal Weapons are not permitted on State Property. 
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)

HONOR MISSION** DANIEL A. FLORES JR SGT US ARMY COLD WAR ERA MIDDLETOWN, CT TUESDAY 03/19/2019 9AM STAGING

** HONOR MISSION **
DANIEL ANTONIO FLORES JR SGT
US ARMY COLD WAR ERA
1995 – 2000
 
CEMETERY STAGE ONLY
CT STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
317 BOW LA
MIDDLETOWN, CT 06457
TUESDAY 03/19/2019
9AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for Daniel Flores Jr, SGT US Army Cold War Era.
Significant Duty Stations include the US Army Garrison, Italy attached to the 173rd Engineer Detachment as a Combat Engineer. 
Significant Awards include the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal x3, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Non-Commissioned Officer Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Parachute Badge, Expert Marksmanship Badge, (Rifle M-16), Expert Marksmanship Badge (Grenade) and Drivers Badge.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Services at the Cemetery only.
SRC Gregg Barratt will be RCIC with flags and water on site.
Members are reminded that Personal Weapons are not permitted on State Property.
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)

**HONOR MISSION** CHARLES J BRUNO PFC US ARMY RESERVES MILFORD CT 03/09/19 0900 HRS STAGING

** HONOR MISSION**
CHARLES JOHN BRUNO  PFC (PRIOR TO 1968)
US ARMY RESERVES
 
CHURCH STAGE ONLY
SAINT AGNES CHURCH
400 MERWIN AV
MILFORD, CT 06460
SATURDAY 03/09/19
9AM STAGE
Patriot Guard and Associates;
Sadly we have been called to Stand in Honor for Charles John Bruno,  PFC (Prior to 1968) US Army Reserves.
Significant Duty Stations include Headquarters and Headquarters Company US Army Personnel Command, Fort Dix NJ, and the 475th Engineer Company (Maintenance), Corps of Engineers as a Cook at Fort Bragg, NC.
Significant Awards include the National Defense Service Medal.
We will Stand a Flag Line for Church Services only.
SRC Jack Casey will be RCIC with flags and water 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)