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Below are the current upcoming
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Northern California... Northern Nevada... US National... etc.
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Monday November 24, 2014 at 9:15 am
Internment - US Marine Corps, Vietnam Veteran Thomas Errington, Reno, NV

The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the funeral and interment services for fallen Vietnam veteran Thomas Errington, USMC. Sgt. Errington, sixty-four, served three tours in Vietnam during his enlistment from 1967 to 1971.

Tom's passing hits very close to home as both he and his widow, Jeannie Errington, are members of the Reno chapter of Harley Owners Group, 'HOG'.

Typically, the Patriot Guard provides a flag line and small escort to the cemetery, however Tom's wish is a procession of as many motorcycles as possible.

The service will take place this coming Monday, November 24, 2014, 10:00 AM at Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 310 W. 2nd Street, Reno, NV. Saint Thomas Aquinas is located on the SW corner of the intersection of N. Arlington Ave. and 2nd Street. Parking is located on the south side of the church, the entrance on N. Arlington Ave.

We will stand a flag line at the church entrance prior to the service; please be in place at the entrance no later than 9:30 AM.

Following the service, we will escort the coach, family and friends to Our Lady of Sorrow Catholic Cemetery, located on the NE corner of the intersection of N. Virginia Street and N. McCarran Blvd.

Patriot Guard Riders'
Northern Nevada Assistant State Captain
Joe Mastroianni will be the Ride Captain.

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



Monday November 24, 2014 at 2:30 am
Interment - US Marine Corps, Vietnam veteran, Jim 'Gorilla' McKee, Fernley, NV

The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the Interment Service of fallen USMC Vietnam veteran Jim 'Gorilla' McKee. Veteran McKee from Stagecoach, NV, was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8071 at Virginia City, NV.

The service will take place at 2:30 pm at the Northern Nevada Veterans' Memorial Cemetery, Fernley, NV.

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



Tuesday November 25, 2014 at 9:30 am
SgtMaj Harold Smith, US Marine Corps (RET), Vietnam / Redding, Igo, CA

The family of Sgt Major Harold (Smitty) Smith have requested the Shasta Veterans (SVE) and the Patriot Guard Riders (PGR) to accompany Smitty to his final resting place at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery in Igo, CA.

Smitty as he was called by all who knew him was a Marine for 31 years attaining the rank of Sergeant Major. Smitty served in Japan, Embassy Duty in Finland, a Sky Marshal for Pan Am while on active duty. He qualified expert in both rifle and pistol. Served two tours in Vietnam. Was awarded the Navy Cross Combat Action Ribbon and the Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Medal.

Smitty retired from the USMC in 1982 and took up teaching ROTC in Tuba City, AZ then in Bay Town, TX. He finally retired in 1997 when he and his wife Wickie moved to Cottonwood, CA where they lived until he passed.

STAGING: 0930 at Blair's, 5530 Mountain View, Redding, CA
BRIEFING: 0945
KSU: 1000
SERVICE: 1100
Photos and Honor Guard requested

Ride Captain
Robert (Bob) Prosser
530 472-3350

Please go to the following link
https://www.patriotguard.org/showthread.php?397190
for mission updates and to post messages



Tuesday November 25, 2014 at 1:15 pm
Interment - United States Army - Vietnam Veteran - E-5 Martin Shores, Janesville, CA

The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited by the family of fallen United States Army - Vietnam Veteran - E-5 Martin Shores,, to stand and honor during his interment service at the Janesville Cemetery, Janesville, CA.

E-5 Martin Shores entered the US Army on 13 Dec 1967 and entered training as a 52C20 Power Pack Operator. E-5 Martin Shores discharged from the US Army on 30 Jul 1969.

E-5 Martin Shores was awarded the following decorations during his time in the US Army and his tour in Vietnam : Vietnam Service Medal – Vietnam Campaign Medal – Good Conduct Medal – National Defense Medal.

E-5 Martin Shores was a proud US Army Vietnam Veteran. Because of his love of life, his sense of humor and his love for his family, he will be missed by many. Please bring your flags for the flag line to render honors to a True American Hero.

MISSION DETAILS:
STAGING: 13:15 hrs, at the Janesville Cemetery, Main Street and Cemetery Lane, Janesville, CA 96114
GPS: N40 18.056 W120 31.79
BRIEFING: 13:25 hrs
FLAG LINE: 13:30 hrs Flag line will be conducted at the Janesville Cemetery, Janesville, CA 96114
INTERMENT SERVICES: Services are scheduled to begin at 1400hrs, at the Janesville Cemetery, off of Main Street and Cemetery Lane (directly across the street from the intersection of Christie and Main Street) in Janesville, CA 96114.

We will form a flag line to render honors to the family and friends as they arrive for the memorial service. The total mileage from Susanville to the Janesville Cemetery is approx 11.5 miles. Access from south of Janesville, US 395 take the S.Church Street exit west to Main Street. Turn right (north) on Main Street .2 miles to Cemetery Lane on right. Access from north of Janesville, US 395 take N. Main Street, 1.1 miles to Cemetery Lane on left. Upon completion of the funeral service, we will fall out, mission complete.

RC: Rick “Taildragger” Schultz
taildragger@citlink.net (530) 249-9229
PGR Ride Captain – Susanville, CA



Friday November 28, 2014 at 12:15 pm
James Mignone, US Navy, Vietnam / San Mateo, Palo Alto, CA

The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to Escort the Family and James Mignone. Here is what his Family had to say about their Hero...

My dad, James Mignone, Navy veteran, served two tours in Vietnam, from 1960-1968, first on the USS Forrestal and then on the USS Hancock. He was honorably discharged with a National Defense Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, and three bronze stars. He leaves behind his devoted wife of 42 years, Betty Mignone, his daughter, Jessica Mignone, and his son, Nathan Mignone. James was a war hero, amazing father and provider, and tireless defender of his family and country. He loved the mountains, shooting, and above all, motorcycles. His final wish was to take "one last ride."

We are going to Honor his wishes and give him "One Last Ride" to the VA in Palo Alto for services. Please bring your Flags and lets Honor their Hero.

MISSION DETAILS:
STAGING TIME: 12:15 pm
STAGING AREA: Chevron Gas Station 300 E. Hillsdale Blvd. San Mateo Ca
MAP: http://mapq.st/11xeYTA
KSU: Approx 12:45 pm
DESTINATION: Family Home to pick up Family and our Hero. Then we will ride to the Palo Alto VA. for services.

RIDE CAPTAIN: TBD Please step up if you can

Buzz Bickham
buzzpgr@gmail.com

Please go to the following link
https://www.patriotguard.org/showthread.php?397112
for mission updates and to post messages.





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