Unofficial PGR Missions

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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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Unofficial – Veteran’s Day Parade – Parkersburg, WV – 10 Nov 18

The Patriot Guard Riders have once again been invited to participate in the annual Veteran’s Day Parade in Parkersburg, WV. Our participation will consist of leading the parade from Parkersburg High School to the Parkersburg City Park where we will stand and maintain a flag line for the ceremonies beginning at 1000. Staging will be at 0930. Location will be on Washington St, across from the South end of the horseshoe at PHS, 2101 Dudley Ave., Parkersburg, WV. Carl Spade…

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NON-PGR Escort – VN Traveling Wall – Morgantown, WV – 27 Sep 17

The West Virginia Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the Escort of the National Vietnam Traveling Wall on Wednesday, 09/27/17. The Rice Landing American Legion Riders Chapter 816, will be in charge and responsible for the mission. The have extended the opportunity to the Pennsylvania and West Virginia patriot Guard Riders to participate if interested. PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 27 Sep 2017, Wednesday Primary Staging Time: 9:30 A.M. West Virginia Black Bears Baseball Parking Lot Morgantown, West Virginia…

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Unofficial GSM Memorial – Barboursville, WV, 30 Oct 16

Please invite the WV Patriot Guard Riders to the dedication of the Cabell County Gold Star Memorial on Sunday, October 30th at 1400 hours. You don’t need to RSVP with Jerry Beckett; just send me an idea of how many may be interested as they are planning a picnic following the dedication. Thanks, and hope to see you there. B.J. Wamsley All, we have been invited to attend this event on Sunday, Oct 30th. You can read the details below;…

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NON-PGR – Armed Forces Day Ride – Beckley, WV – 16 May 15

RIDE TO STATE CAPITOL WAR MEMORIAL Hosted by SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS AMERICAN LEGION POST 32 PRIZES May 16, 2015 FUN MUSIC HOT DOGS 1708 S. Kanawha Street Beckley, WV Contact: Ellis J. Vest, Jr. Riders Director 304-890-0370 Ron Jennings, Asst. Riders Director 304-237-5112 50/50 RAFFLE Stands Up 10:00AM DOOR PRIZES $10 Per Rider and $5 for Passenger Everyone welcome Ronald Jennings Commander American Legion Post 32 Beckley,WV

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NON-PGR Ride to Honor GM2 Danny Dietz, USN KIA – Williamstown, WV – 26 July 14

Although unable to make this an “official” PGR mission, we have been invited pay Honor and say Thank You to GM2 Danny Dietz, USN Seal who was KIA in Afghanistan in 2005. Danny was one of our Heroes whose actions were chronicled in the movie The Lone Survivor. His Mother, Cindy Dietz-Marsh and her husband, Don, are coming to the area as guests of our members and very good friends, Alan and Tracy Litman, parents of EOD CPO Nick Null.…

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3rd Annual Regional Gathring of the Guard – 6, 7 & 8 June

  Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have been forced to change the location of our 3rd Annual Regional Gathering of the Guard to Skyline Resort at Winterplace located in Ghent, WV (Exit 24, I-77). Rooms have been secured at the rate of $50.00 per night. Please call 304-787-6201 for reservations. If no answer, call 304-787-6210 after 1600 and speak to Alicia. When calling the main number, specify the Patriot Guard rate. We will have our Meet and Greet…

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Regional Gathering of the Guard – Parkersburg, WV/Marietta, OH – 22, 23 & 24 June

   As there will be no National Gathering of the Guard this year, with their blessing, individual states/regions have been encouraged to hold their own GOTG in an effort to give all members the opportunity to meet one another in a venue away from what we normally do.    To this end, WV RC Kevin Geisel approached me to inquire if it would be okay to try and set up a GOTG that would not only be for our West…

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