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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…. 

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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.

SGT Billy Holmes, USA Korea KIA – Dulles, VA/Martinsburg, WV – 21 & 23 Nov

  ABOUT THE MISSION: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for SGT William Christopher Holmes, 21, U.S. Army, Korean War KIA/MIA as he is returned home for his final rest. According to the DPAA and the Korean War Project, Holmes, called Billy by those who knew him well, was a member of Heavy Tank Company, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division.  He’d been in Korea since August of 1950. Early in 1951,…

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SHORT NOTICE – Leslie Greene,USMC Veteran – Fayetteville,WV – 08 Nov 18

  ABOUT THE MISSION: Leslie Edsel Green, 83, US Marine Corps, of Oak Hill passed away on October 30, 2019 at home. PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 11-08-19 Staging Time: 09:30 AM Dodd Payne Hess Funeral Home 350 W Maple Ave., Fayetteville, West Virginia 25840 https://tinyurl.com/y2c4yq53 Ride Captain: PatnPathanifin@frontier.com RCIC Special Instructions: Staging: 9:30 AM Ride Briefing: 9:45 AM. Flag Line in place NLT 10:00 AM. After Funeral Services, escort will be to the Huse Memorial Park Fayetteville, WV. where Flag Line…

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HOTH – Veteran’s Day Ceremony – Wheeling, WV – 12 Nov 19

ABOUT THE MISSION: The Patriot Guard Riders have been asked to participate in a Veteran’s Day ceremony Nov 12, 9 a.m., at Sherrard Middle School, 1000 Fairmont Pike, Wheeling, WV 26003. The ceremony will include playing of patriotic songs, posting of colors by the American Legion, who will also lead in the pledge of allegiance, followed by the folding of the flag, and what the folds mean. We will stand a flag line for the entire ceremony, so 3 X…

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HOTH – Veteran’s Day Celebration – Clay, WV – 07 Nov 19

  ABOUT THE MISSION: The West Virginia Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to have lunch and participate in the Veterans Day Program at Clay County High School, 1 Panther Dr. Clay WV 25043. There is a flag line for the Veterans and Guests before the program starts. This is also an opportunity for the students to learn about respect not only for the flag, but also for the Veterans who served our country. PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 11-07-19 Staging Time:…

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YN1 Newton Blihar, USN (Ret), VN Veteran – Grant Town/Morgantown, WV – 02 Nov 19

ABOUT THE MISSION: The Patriot Guard Riders have invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for YN1 Newton Frederick Blihar, U.S. Navy (Retired), Vietnam Veteran for his final services on Saturday, 02 Nov 19. Petty Officer Blihar served our great Country honorably for 21 years. Among the many awards he received are the National Defense Service Medal, 4th Good Conduct Medal, Vietnam Service Medal (7 stars), Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, Navy Expeditionary Medal (Cuba), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Korea)…

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BM2 Randy Prunty, US Navy WoT Veteran – Jane Lew/Weston, WV – 26 Oct 19

   The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for BM2 Randy Prunty, U.S. Navy, WoT Veteran for his final services and interment on Saturday, 26 Oct 19. Randy left his home and went to be with the Lord on Monday, 21 Oct 19.       Randy served his Country honorably from 1981-1991 being deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan.    Services will be at the Pat Boyle Funeral Home, 144 Hackers Creek Rd.,…

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NON-PGR Event – St. Albans Veteran’s Day Parade – 02 Nov 19

For your information, if you’d care to participate.  Invitation has been received:       ************************FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE *********************   St. Albans Veterans’ Parade November 2, 2019  “The veterans of our military services have put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy. They have dedicated their lives to their country and deserve to be recognized for their commitment. – Judd Gregg”  The St. Albans American Legion Post 73, the American Legion Riders, and the VFW…

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Honor Mission – Robert “T-Bone” Smith – USAF (Retired)/PGR Member – Dunbar, WV – 25 Oct 19

The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in silent Honor and Respect for Robert “T-Bone” Smith as he is reinterred in the Donel C. Kinnard State Veterans Cemetery, 130 Academy Dr., Dunbar, WV (https://tinyurl.com/y3fdvs56) on Friday, 25 Oct 19 at 1:00 PM.     Bob willingly served our great Nation as a member of the U.S. Air Force for 20 years. After retirement he returned to West Virginia eventually becoming actively involved in the Patriot Guard Riders as a…

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