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…. 

Who We Are

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.

Gold Star Mothers Memorial/Escort of CMOH Recipient -Belpre, OH-Parkersburg, WV – 16 Apr 19

ABOUT THE MISSION: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the groundbreaking ceremony for the West Virginia Gold Star Mothers Memorial in Parkersburg City Park on Tuesday, 16 Apr 19. In addition, we have also been requested to provide escort for our WWII Medal of Honor recipient, Herschel “Woody” Williams, from his speaking engagement at Belpre Elementary School in Belpre, OH to City Park. PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 04-16-19 Staging Time: 10:30 AM Belpre Elementary School 2000 Rockland…

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SSG Justin W. Templeton, US Army Active Duty – OIF/OEF Veteran – Cross Lanes, WV – 09 Apr 19

  The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for SSG Justin Wayne Templeton, U.S. Army Sapper/Combat Engineer for his final services and interment on Tuesday, 09 Apr 19. Justin went to be with the Lord unexpectedly on 27 March 19 in Colorado Springs, CO. While serving his country, he was stationed at Schofield Barracks, HI, Fort Stewart GA and Fort Carson, CO on four separate enlistments. Over his 13 year military career, SSG…

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8th Annual Regional Gathering of the Guard – Davis, WV – 07-09 Jun 19

Flyer GOTG 2019 Flyer GOTG 2019 Good Morning All,    Attached above is the pre-registration form for our 8th Annual Regional Gathering of the Guard being held in Davis, WV on 07 to 09 June 2019.  Form is done in both MSWord and PDF formats.     Please print off your preferred format, fill it out and return it to Susan Whitlatch prior to the cut-off date of 24 May.     Failure to submit this does NOT mean you won’t be…

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SGT Bob Mullins, USA Vietnam Veteran – Huntington, WV – 30 Mar 19

ABOUT THE MISSION: SGT. Lee R. “Bob”Mullins, II, a well-respected Vietnam War Veteran and a longtime and popular resident of Huntington, WV  passed away quietly at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington, Monday March 25, 2019. Born November 4, 1946, he was 72. Lee had a distinguished career with the U.S. Army, having served during the Vietnam War in 1966 to 1968 and was awarded an array of medals for his service. Lee was honored with the Vietnam…

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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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