Riding With Honor and Respect

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  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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Honor Mission: Matthew Shane Hogsett, Veteran US Army National Guard Wheeling, West Virginia – May 27, 2023

Matthew Shane Hogsett “Matt”, 53 US Army National Guard Veteran for his final services on Saturday, 27 May 2022. Matt went to be with the Lord on Friday, 19 May 2023. Matt was a US Army National Guard Veteran. He was in Operation Iraqi Freedom and deployed to Kosovo. In professional career he worked as a Federal Technician Aviation as a Helicopter Mechanic. Matt was a member of The American Legion and The Eagles Post 1891. Altmeyer Funeral Home –…

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HOTH Mission: Grafton WV Memorial Day Parade Grafton, West Virginia – May 29, 2023

Grafton 156th Annual Memorial Day Parade. The parade route starts from the intersection of East Main Street and Bridge Street, downtown Grafton, and finishing at the Grafton National Cemetery. We will have a car trailer to ride this as a float, those that want to ride may do so behind the float. May 29, 2023 — 8:00 AM BB&T 7 Harman Center Grafton, West Virginia   26354

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Honor Mission: Donald Robert McCloud, KIA US Navy – WWII Logan, West Virginia – May 20, 2023

Honor and Respect for Fire Controlman Second Class Donald Robert McCloud, 18 U S Navy KIA for his final services on Saturday, 20 May 2023. Donald was a apprentice seaman and was to serve until November 17, 1941. He had requested to stay in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to reunite with a lifelong friend, whom he was able to spend time with on December 6, 1941. Donald was stationed on the USS Oklahoma as a Fire Controlman Second Class. The Oklahoma…

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HOTH Mission Armed Forces Day Program Armed Forces Day, American Freedom Tribute XII, Gene Vance Jr. Day Program. Morgantown, West Virginia – May 20, 2023

2023 Historic Flag Raising Memorial Ceremony The Last American Flag to fly over Camp Vance Afghanistan will be raised on American soil for the very first time in the City of Morgantown, WV by the West Virginia Army National Guard 2/19th  Special Forces Group (Airborne) Battalion. An opportunity to attend an Armed Forces Day, American Freedom Tribute XII, Gene Vance Jr. Day Program. Where: Monongalia County Courthouse Plaza When: Saturday, May 20th, 10:30 a m. Program starts at 11:00 a.m.…

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Honor Mission William John Livernois, Retired US Navy – Vietnam Belmont, MULTI-STATE – April 23, 2023

This Pony Express is coming from Arizona to Arlington for William Livernois, U.S. Navy, Retired departing Arizona on 19 April for 25 April Honors at Arlington. The son of the hero will be going the distance and carrying the ashes and flag. William John Livernois served this nation proudly in the United States Navy for over 21 years, with many years of sea service. Attaining the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer, William received many commendations including the Good Conduct…

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Honor Mission: Henry Jourdan Finerfrock, Veteran US Navy – WWII MULTI-CITY, MULTI-STATE – March 29, 2023

Henry Jourdan Finerfrock, age 97, U S Navy WWII Veteran, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, 22. March 2023. Henry served with the United States Navy during World War II. He was a Signalman 3/c on the USS Bataan in the Pacific Theater from 1943 to 1946. Henry enjoyed hiking and backpacking. Twice, Henry climbed to the top of Mount Katahdin, the northern point of the Appalachian Trail in Maine in the 1950’s. He was a member of…

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