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Riding With Honor and Respect

Welcome to The West Virginia Patriot Guard site

  Welcome to the website for the West Virginia Patriot Guard Riding With Honor and Respect   The Patriot Guard Riders is a diverse…. 

Who We Are

Wondering what the Patriot Guard Riders is all about? You will find that information on our About Us Page and on the national Patriot Guard Riders site at: https://www.patriotguard.org

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You may submit a mission request by filling the form  at the Mission Requests Page or by checking out Contact Us page.

Send-Off Missions – Charleston, WV – 25 & 26 Aug 19

The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in multiple Send-Off missions for our Citizen Soldiers as they depart for extended assignment in the Sandbox on Sunday and Monday, 25 and 26 August 19.     Staging #1: Sunday, 25 Aug 19 at 9:30 AM     Staging #1: Capitol Jet Center, 300 Eagle Mountain Road, Charleston, WV (https://tinyurl.com/y6df264n).     Staging #2: Sunday, 25 Aug 19 at 2:45 PM.     Staging #2: Capitol Jet Center, 300 Eagle Mountain Road, Charleston, WV…

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SHORT NOTICE – Ross E. Terrell, Jr., US Army Veteran – Parkersburg, WV – 22 Aug 19

ABOUT THE MISSION: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for Ross E. Terrell, Jr., U.S. Army Veteran, for his final services on Thursday, 22 Aug 19. Ross went to be with the Lord on 18 Aug 19. PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 08-22-19 Staging Time: 11:30 Sunset Memorial Funeral Home 1934 DuPont Rd. Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101 https://tinyurl.com/y2nm4auu Ride Captain: Martin George (hd1997@suddenlink.net) is the RCIC. Special Instructions: Staging will be at the funeral…

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Cpl. Wayne David “Sonnie” Keifer, USMC VN Veteran – Weirton, WV – 02 Aug 19

ABOUT THE MISSION: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for Cpl. Wayne David “Sonnie” Keifer, USMC Vietnam Veteran, for his final services and interment on Friday, 02 Aug 19. PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 08-02-19 Staging Time: 08:30 AM Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church 200 Preston Ave. Weirton, West Virginia 26062 https://tinyurl.com/y6ykvclu Ride Captain: Ride Captain is pending. Special Instructions: Staging will be at the church at 8:30 AM. Mission brief at…

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CT2 Robert Timler, USN Veteran/Huntington LEO (Ret) – Huntington, WV – 02 Aug 19

  ABOUT THE MISSION: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for CT2 Robert James Timler, US Navy Veteran and Retired Huntington LEO for his final services and interment on Friday, 02 Aug 19. Robert went to be with the Lord on Monday, 29 July. PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 08-02-19 Staging Time: 12:30 PM Beard Mortuary 3001 3rd Ave Huntington, West Virginia 25701 https://tinyurl.com/y24vyqpx Ride Captain: Gregg Hickks (Duckswv@yahoo.com) is the RCIC. Special Instructions:…

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SSGT William “Billy” Friese, WVANG – Parkersburg, WV – 02 Aug 19

ABOUT THE MISSION: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the final services and interment of SSGT William Edward “Billy” Friese, 30, West Virginia Army National Guard on Friday, 02 Aug 19. SSGT Friese went to be with the Lord on 17 Jul 19 while stationed at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. He was deployed there as part of Operation Inherent Resolve. Billy, a light-wheeled vehicle mechanic in the West Virginia Army National Guard, was assigned to the 821st…

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SHORT NOTICE – SSGT Billy Friese, WVANG – Williamstown/Parkersburg, WV – 30 Jul 19

ABOUT THE MISSION: The family of SSGT William Edward “Billy” Friese, 30, West Virginia Army National Guard WoT Veteran, has requested the Patriot Guard Riders provide an escort as their Hero is returned to West Virginia on TUESDAY, 30 July 2019. Billy made the Ultimate Sacrifice on 17 July 2019 at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. He was deployed there as part of Operation Inherent Resolve. Billy, a light-wheeled vehicle mechanic in the West Virginia Army National Guard, was assigned to the…

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Russell Knuckles – USA Veteran – Charleston/Ripley, WV – 20 Jul 19

Due to the expected extreme heat conditions that are forecast for the area, for the safety of our members I am regrettably ordering a STAND DOWN for this mission. ABOUT THE MISSION: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for U.S. Army Veteran Russell Knuckles for his final services and internment on Saturday, 20 Jul 19 PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 07-20-19 Staging Time: 11:30 AM Bream Presbyterian Church 317 W. Washington Street Charleston, West…

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Mel Todd Samuel, USMC WoT Veteran – Malden/Glasgow, WV – 13 Jul 19

  ABOUT THE MISSION: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for Mel Todd Samuel, USMC Veteran of the Persian Gulf War, for his final services and interment on Saturday, 13 July. Mel went to be with the Lord on Sunday, 07 July. PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 07-13-19 Staging Time: 09:30 AM Stevens and Grass Funeral Home 4203 Salines Dr., Malden, West Virginia 25306 https://tinyurl.com/y4byvm5f Ride Captain: Dave Shaffer (pdshaffer327@yahoo.com) is the RCIC Special…

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