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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.

50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemoration Ceremony – Pruntytown, WV – 20 Mar 19

ABOUT THE MISSION:. The 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Commemoration recognizes and thanks Vietnam Veterans for their service and sacrifices .PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 03-29-19 Staging Time: 1:15 PM West Virginia National Cemetery 42 Veterans Lane Pruntytown, West Virginia 26354 https://tinyurl.com/y4w5poh6 Ride Captain :RCIC: Boonie Jarvis ( dolittle202@gmail.com) Special Instructions: Flag Line only. Additional information provided at staging. Bikes not needed All Vietnam Veterans will receive a commemorative pin from the Veterans Administration Flags & Water: Flags will not be…

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SHORT NOTICE – Thomas Marling, USA Veteran – Wellsburg, WV – 04 Mar 19

ABOUT THE MISSION: Thomas “Tom” Lee Marling, 76, US Army Veteran went to be with the Lord on Saturday, 02 March. PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 03-04-19 Staging Time: 3:45 PM Chambers Funeral Home 1030 Main Street Wellsburg, West Virginia 26070 https://goo.gl/maps/TyQD6YHLwsR2 Ride Captain: RCIC – Susan Whitlatch Starr6562@gmail.com 304-559-3093 Special Instructions: Ride Briefing at 3:45 PM Flag line in place by 4:00 PM and maintained until start of services at 7:00 PM, at which time our mission will be complete. Flags…

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Honor Mission – David J. Barbour, USCG Veteran – Moundsville, WV – 02 Mar 19

  ABOUT THE MISSION: Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 11 am until time of memorial service at 12 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 03-02-19 Staging Time: 10:15 Altmeyer Funeral Home 118 Grant Avenue Moundsville wv 26041 https://tinyurl.com/y2qo6xlz Ride Captain: Ed Gill egillsdare@yahoo.com 304-830-2622 Special Instructions: Staging at 1015 in parking lot. Flag line NLT 1030 and maintained until start of services at 1200 at which time our mission will be complete.   Flags & Water: Flags…

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SGT John Kalausich, USAAC WWII KIA – Charleston, WV – 21/23 Feb 19

ABOUT THE MISSION: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to escort the remains of SGT. John Kalausich, 19, U.S. Army Air Corps, WWII KIA, as he returns home to West Virginia and stand in silent Honor and Respect for his final services and interment. On March 21, 1945, Kalausich was a member of the 642nd Bombardment Squadron, 409th Bombardment Group, 9th Bombardment Division, 9th Air Force, aboard an A-26B, when his aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire and went…

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CONFIRMED – Amn Elijah Drew, U.S. Air Force – Hurricane, WV – 11 Feb 19

ABOUT THE MISSION: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the final services and interment of Amn Elijah Dante Lamont Drew, 19, on Monday, 11 Feb 19. Elijah went to be with the Lord on 31 Jan 19. PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02-11-19 Staging Time: 12:30 Chapman’s Funeral Home 3941 Teays Valley Road Hurricane, West Virginia 25526 https://tinyurl.com/y9dm8fx4 Ride Captain: Dave Shaffer (pdshaffer327@yahoo.com) is the RCIC. Special Instructions: Mission briefing: 1245. Flag line will be in place NLT…

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ABOUT THE MISSION: The family of Edward T. “Ted” Boggess has requested the PGR to stand a flag line for his service at Princeton Presbyterian Church on Saturday, February 9, 2019. Internement. at Woodland Memorial Park will occur at a later date. PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02-09-19 Staging Time: 11:30 Princeton Presbyterian Church 1809 W. Main Street Princeton, WV, West Virginia 24740 https://tinyurl.com/y9heosfm Ride Captain: Pat Hanifin, Sr. patnpath@frontier.com Cell 304 673-9780 Home 304 466-0235 Special Instructions: Flags & Water: Flags…

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CPL Frank Monell, US Army, WWII POW – Grafton, WV – 22 Jan 19

ABOUT THE MISSION: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect at the graveside services for CPL Frank Monell, U.S. Army WWII Veteran/POW for his final services on Tuesday, 22 Jan 19 at 12:00 pm. Frank was a life member of the VFW, Knights of Columbus, Barbwire Mountaineers, DAV, American Ex POWs, Military Order of the Purple Heart, and was active with the VA Hospital in Clarksburg. In WWII, Frank was captured at the…

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Billy Lee Decker, U.S. Navy Veteran – Moundsville, WV – 21 Jan 19

ABOUT THE MISSION: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for Billy Lee Decker, 36, U.S. Navy Veteran. Billy went to be with the Lord on 12 January. PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 01-21-19 Staging Time: 10:00 Anderson Funeral Home 1109 2nd St. Moundsville, West Virginia 26041 https://tinyurl.com/yanhqqwr Ride Captain: Susan Whitlatch (starr6562@gmail.com) Special Instructions: Mission brief: 10:15. Flag line in place NLT 10:30 and maintained until the start of services at 11:30. At the…

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