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Below are the current upcoming
PGR Missions...





The PGR Mission ALERTS posted here include such areas as,
Northern California... Northern Nevada... US National... etc.
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For any information on Missions what is or is not posted here,
please be sure and contact the Ride Captains for that particular Mission and area.
All that you will see here, are just the Missions that we at NorCalPGR.org are made aware of.

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Thursday December 18, 2014 at 1:30 pm
'Unaccompanied Interment Service' - Northern Nevada Veterans' Memorial Cemetery Fernley, NV

This month's service is one week early because of the Christmas holiday.

Our fallen veterans who are without family, homeless, indigent or just forgotten and remain unclaimed are honored. The service will take place at the Northern Nevada Veterans' Memorial Cemetery located in Fernley, NV at 3:00 PM.

Those leaving the Reno area wishing to ride or drive as a group plan on departing the Alamo Truck Stop located on East Greg St. near I 80 between 1:30pm & 1:45pm. We will meet in the parking lot south of the motel and depart at 2:00 PM sharp.

Standing for Those Who Stood For US
Dean Shuff
Northern Nevada Assistant State Captain
Patriot Guard Riders of Nevada



Friday December 19, 2014 at 10:45 pm
Welcome Home - SPC Alex Ruth, US Army / Sacramento, CA

Blue Star Mom Laura McAnnally has asked the Patriot Guard Riders to join her family and her sister Blue Star Moms in welcoming home her son, US Army SPC Alex Ruth. The PGR are proud and honored to do so. Alex is returning home for the holidays.

MISSION DETAILS:
STAGE: 2245 at Terminal A, Sacramento International Airport (SMF)
BRIEFING: 2255
FLAG LINE: will be formed in the usual manner to await our hero's arrival.

RC: MIA SMITT,
(916) 320-6098

This mission involves an aircraft arrival. Arrival times can and do change. Please check the mission thread for last minute changes/updates before departing for the airport. Any changes will be posted there as soon as they are known to us.

Please go to the following link
https://www.patriotguard.org/showthread.php?398072
for last minute mission updates and to post messages



Friday December 19, 2014 at 11:30 am
Welcome Home - PFC Sirena Benefield, US Army / Sacramento, CA

The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited by family to join them as they welcome home US Army Private 1st Class Sirena Benefield. The PGR are honored to do so.

PFC Benefield is currently serving in her fourth year. She has recently returned from deployment in Kuwait and is coming home for the holidays.

MISSION DETAILS:
STAGE: 1130 at Terminal B, Sacramento International Airport (SMF)
MISSION BRIEFING: 1145
FLAG LINE: will be formed in the usual manner to await our hero's arrival.

RC: Richard Peterson,
916-949-0288

This mission involves an aircraft arrival. Arrival times can and do change. Please check the mission thread for last minute changes/updates before departing for the airport. Any changes will be posted there as soon as they are known to us.

Please go to the following link
https://www.patriotguard.org/showthread.php?398070
for last minute mission updates and to post messages



Friday December 19, Saturday December 20, 'and' Sunday December 21, 2014
Welcome ALL Home - Reno, NV Airport

Truckee Meadows NV#3 Blue Star Mothers will be staged at the Reno Tahoe International Airport on:

Friday, December 19, from 5:00pm-9:00pm,
Saturday, December 20, from 9:00am-4:00pm
Sunday, December 21, from 9:00am-4:00pm.

We encourage all to come out at some point during those times to greet Service Men and Women arriving home for the Christmas Season. We have cards and candy canes to hand them as they arrive home to Reno and are greeted by family. Please come in your Military attire, with flags and banners and a ready hug to express your gratitude.

**Please keep in mind that when the Reno weather changes, so do the scheduled flights. Be prepared to adjust your schedules for the greetings.

Paula Fleming
Blue Star Mothers of America
Truckee Meadows NV #3

Standing For Those Who Stood For US
Dean Shuff
Northern Nevada Assistant State Captain
Patriot Guard Riders of Nevada



Saturday December 20, 2014 at 10:00 am
US Navy - WWII Veteran - Robert T. Levada - Susanville, CA

The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited by the family of fallen US Navy, WWII Veteran, Robert T. Levada, to stand and honor during his Memorial Service at the Diamond Crest Cemetary, Susanville, CA. US Navy, WWII Veteran, Robert Levada served his country proudly in the US Navy as a Fire Fighter from June 7, 1942 to December 22, 1945.

Robert was born in Concord, CA on June 14, 1924 and died on December 1, 2014 in Susanville, CA. Robert began his teaching career at Lassen High School in 1951 where he taught English Class for 33 years before eventually working at and retiring from Sierra Army Depot. Robert Levada loved the outdoors and was an avid sportsman. Because of his love of life, his sense of humor and his love for his family, he will be missed by many.

MISSION DETAILS:
STAGING: 10:00am at Diamond Crest Cemetary, Susanville, CA
BRIEFING: 10:15am
FLAG LINE: 10:30am
SERVICES: Military Honors and Memorial Services begin at approximately 11:00 am, at the Diamond Crest Cemetary, Susanville, CA 96130.

RC - Blake "Burnout" Hutchinson
blake@NorCalPGR.org
(530) 249-1966



Saturday December 20, 2014 at 10:15 am
Welcome Home - US Naval MA Joshua McCartney, Reno, NV Airport

Patriot Guard Riders have been invited from Lisa DeRushe, Proud Mama & new member of Blue Star Mothers of Spanish Springs, NV invites you to welcome home her son, Naval MA Joshua McCartney. Joshua is arriving Saturday, December 20th at approximately 10:45 am. Please meet at 10:16 a.m. with banners, flags & hugs. Feel free to invite others to the welcoming.

Any questions please contact:
Gwen Jensen,
President Blue Star Mothers of
Spanish Springs, NV #5
(775) 544-7297

Standing for Those Who Stood For US
Dean Shuff
Northern Nevada Assistant State Captain
Patriot Guard Riders of Nevada



Saturday December 20, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Mike Dragovich, US Army Veteran / Atwater, CA

The family of SP5 Mike Dragovich, US Army, has asked the Patriot Guard Riders to escort him to his final rest. The PGR is proud and honored to do so. SP5 Dragovich served from 02-08-1968 to 01-20-1970 in Germany as a mobile rocket launcher driver and operator.

MISSION DETAILS:
TIME: 2:00 PM
WHERE: Wilson Family Funeral Home, 1290 N. Winton Way, Atwater, CA MEET: McDonald's Restaurant, 1521 Bell Drive, Atwater, CA (one block west of HWY 99 at Applegate.)
TIME: 1:00 PM
BRIEF: 1:15 PM
KSU: 1:30 PM

The Patriot Guard Riders and all other attending groups will meet at the McDonald's Restaurant and ride as a group to the funeral home. Once at Wilson Funeral home PGR will form a flag line for the dignified transfer of SP5 Dragovich to the hearse. PGR will then escort SP5 Dragovich and his family on the three mile journey to Winton Cemetery for graveside services. At the cemetery PGR will again form a flag line for the rendering of final military honors. Members will be dismissed from the cemetery at the conclusion of the services.

R/C: David Tucker,
(chromecowboy@earthlink.net)
209-769-8505
AR/C: TBD

Please go to the following link for mission updates and to post messages
https://www.patriotguard.org/showthread.php?398092



Saturday December 20, 2014 at 11:00 pm
Welcome Home - PVT T. J. Love, US Army / Sacramento, CA

The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited by family to join them as they welcome home US Army Private T.J. Love. The PGR are honored to do so. Private Love, who is in his first year with the Army, is coming home on holiday leave.

MISSION DETAILS:
STAGE: 11:00pm at Terminal A, Sacramento International Airport (SMF)
BRIEFING: 11:15 pm
FLAG LINE will be formed in the usual manner to await our hero's arrival.

RC: GERRY TOWNSEND,
(916) 769-1309

This mission involves an aircraft arrival. Arrival times can and do change. Please check the mission thread for last minute changes/updates before departing for the airport. Any changes will be posted there as soon as they are known to us.

Please go to the following link
https://www.patriotguard.org/showthread.php?398071
for last minute mission updates and to post messages



Monday December 22, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Welcome Home - US Navy, Naval Seaman Jonathan Parker, Reno, NV Airport

Naval Seaman Jonathan Parker arrives Reno Tahoe International Airport on Monday, December 22, 2014 (7:15pm) Seaman Parker is the son of very excited TMNV#3 Blue Star Mother - Kristie Parker.

**Please keep in mind that when the Reno weather changes, so do the scheduled flights. Be prepared to adjust your schedules for the greetings.involved.

Paula Fleming
Blue Star Mothers of America
Truckee Meadows NV #3

Standing For Those Who Stood For US
Dean Shuff
Northern Nevada Assistant State Captain
Patriot Guard Riders of Nevada





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