Completed Missions

Category for Completed Missions

WVNG, Parkersburg, WV, 25 AUG 12

The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand a Flag line during the opening ceremonies of the WV Military Challenge (www.wvmilitarychallenge.com) to be held at Mountwood Park, U. S. Route 50, Parkersburg WV.   Staging will be at 0730 at the parking area by the boat docks. In Mountwood Park. Mission brief at 0800 KSU at 0815 Flag line will be in place at 0830 and be maintained  until event begins at 0930 RCIC – Scott Myers cslam_2@yahoo.com Thank …

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Joseph L. Grosswiler, 89, USA, WWII Veteran, Beckley, WV, 18 AUG 12

MISSION UPDATE Joseph Grosswiler, US Army   Due to road conditions at the Hickory Ridge Cemetery in Bud, WV, the escort portion of this mission has been cancelled.  Staging: 1:15 pm              Go Mart              2100 Harper Road              Beckley, WV   Take the Harper Road exit off I-77 just past Tamarack, and the Go Mart is approximately ¼ mile on the right side of Harper Road.  Mission Brief: 1:30 pm   KSU: 1:45 to the Seventh Day Adventist Church…

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Memorial – Virgil Boyd Adkins, USA, Korea Veteran, Hinton, WV, 17 AUG 12

MEMORIAL MISSION Virgil Boyd Adkins, US Army Korean War KIA Hinton, WV August 17, 2012   The family and friends of Virgil Boyd Adkins have requested the Patriot Guard Riders to assist in memorial honors for their hero. Virgil was killed in action while protecting his unit’s departure from the field 10 days before the end of the Korean War. As his remains were never recovered, Virgil was awarded the Silver Star posthumously for his courageous action.  Staging:    Friday, August…

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HOTH – SPC Kyle Hockenberry, Marietta, OH, 16 AUG 12

HOTH Mission   Escort for SPC Kyle Hockenberry “For those I love, I will sacrifice”   To Gary Sinise Benefit Concert   Escort Staging: Wal-Mart Super Center 804 Pike St. Marietta, OH 45750 Staging Time: 16 August 2012 @ 1730hrs. (5:30PM)   Destination: Marietta College Dyson Baudo Recreation Center 215 5th Street Marietta, OH 45750 16 August 2012  @ 1900hrs. (7:00PM) We, along with other riders will stage at the Wal-Mart.  We will escort Kyle and his family past a…

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SHORT NOTICE Memorial – Harold Hansen Jr., USA, Vietnam Veteran, Parkersburg, WV, 07 JUL 12

The PGR has been invited to stand in honor of Harold Hansen, jr. a US Army Vietnam veteran. There will be a memorial service only, and a flag line will be maintained during the sevice. The memorial service will be Saturday, 7 July, at 1400 (2:00 pm) at a pavilion in Mountwood Park, located just off Rt. 50, approximately 12 miles from I-77.  The memorial service is not expected to last long, and considering the weather forecast for Saturday, might be…

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Memorial – SSG Cecil Y. Ware, French Creek, WV, 23 JUN 12

Ceremony for this most honorable mission is to be held at 2:00.   Staging Location: Buckhannon, WV  Walmart https://tinyurl.com/6nkj9mb   Staging Time: 13:00   Kickstands up 13:15   Any questions, please feel free to contact Buddy Myers, RCIC at myersbuddy@hotmail.com or 304-276-3753. ******************************************************** The Patriot Guard has been invited to stand in silent honor, of Staff Sgt. Cecil Y. Ware, at a bridge dedication ceremony, near French Creek, WV.  Staff Sgt. Ware was the first Upshur County soldier to give the…

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1 SGT (Ret) Basil E. “Tom” Doss, USA Veteran, Union, WV, 24 JUN 12

CONFIRMED MISSION Basil E. “Tom” Doss , 1st Sargent Ret. (US Army) (79) Union, WV June 24, 2012   The family of retired 1st Sargent Basil E. “Tom” Doss has requested the Patriot Guard Riders to assist in final honors for their hero.   Staging:    Sunday, June 24, 2012 @ 12:30 p.m.                 Groves Funeral Home                 WV State Road 3 East                 Union, WV  Briefing:   12:45 p.m.  Flag line 1:00 p.m. until commencement of service at 2:00 p.m.  Forecast: …

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CM3(Ret) Terry Richard Kessel, USNR, Desert Storm Veteran / First Responder, Romney, WV, 19 JUN 12

Terry Richard Kessel, 64, Romney, passed on to his heavenly home on June 14, 2012.  Terry loved his country and served in the Navy Reserve Seabees for over 20 years. He was stationed in Okinawa, Japan, as support to Desert Storm in 1990.  Terry was employed at Federal Mogul, Winchester, Va., as a Production Leader. Obituary https://tinyurl.com/bsnjm8v Services will be held on June 19th, 2012. Staging:  9:45 at Covenant Baptist Church, Romney WV    https://tinyurl.com/78vloqp   Flag line in place by 10:00  …

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