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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.

Escort – Cpl Jerry Williams, USMC Vietnam Veteran – Franklin, TN to Pruntytown – 09 & 10 Aug

ABOUT THE MISSION: We have been asked by the family of Cpl Jerry E. Williams, USMC Vietnam Era Veteran, to provide escort as he is transported from Franklin, TN to the West Virginia National Cemetery, Pruntytown, WV for his final services on 9 and 10 Aug 2018. This will be a Multi-City/Multi-State escort with numerous stops in Kentucky and West Virginia for fuel, rest and pick-up any additional riders. Stops in Kentucky will be as follows (all times are approximate/all…

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CPT Doit L. Koppler, US Army (Ret), Vietnam Veteran – West Union, WV – 20 Jul 18

  ABOUT THE MISSION: The family of CPT Doit Leon Koppler has invited the Patriot Guard Riders to participate in escorting him to his final rest in the West Virginia National Cemetery in Pruntytown, WV on Friday, 20 Jul 18. PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 07-20-18 Staging Time: 10:00 Doddridge County Middle School 65 Doddridge County School Rd West Union, West Virginia 26456 https://tinyurl.com/ybmqzh3z Ride Captain: WV SRC Carl Spade (ace_gunsmith@hotmail.com) is the RCIC. Special Instructions: Mission brief: 1015 KSU: Approx 1030…

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Col. Jasper C. Lilly, Jr., USMC (Retired) – Shady Spring, WV – 17 Jul 18

ABOUT THE MISSION: The family of Col. Jasper C. Lilly, Jr., has invited the Patriot Guard Riders to escort their Hero to his final rest and stand a flag line during graveside services. PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 07-17-18 Staging Time: 09:00 Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home 729 Flat Top Road Shady Spring, West Virginia 25918 https://tinyurl.com/ycso2ele Ride Captain: WV ASC-South Pat Hanifin, Sr (patnpath@frontier.com; 304-673-9780) is the RCIC. Special Instructions: PGR will provide escort to the Ellison Ridge Cemetery at 0930.…

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Cpl Richard Deeter, USMC Veteran – Belpre, OH – 15 Jul 18

ABOUT THE MISSION: The family of Cpl Richard Eugene Deeter, U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, has requested our presence at his final services on Sunday, 15 Jul, in Belpre, OH. PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 07-15-18 Staging Time: 14:30 Mullen Memorial Baptist Church 1520 Putnam Howe Dr. Belpre, Ohio 45714 https://tinyurl.com/y95q3gg8 Ride Captain: Carl Spade (ace_gunsmith@hotmail.com) is the designated RCIC. Special Instructions: Mission brief: 1445. Flag line will be in place NLT 1500 and maintained until start of services at 1600. At the…

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TSgt Steven Radcliff, USAF (Ret) – Parkersburg, WV – 15 Jul 18

ABOUT THE MISSION: The family of TSgt Steven Radcliff, U.S. Air Force (RET) has requested the PGR provide escort to his final rest and stand a flag line during his graveside services PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 07-15-18 Staging Time: 12:15 Leavitt’s Funeral Home 403 7th St. Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101 https://tinyurl.com/ycqa5hdx Ride Captain: Linda Nichols Yencha (ghostbiker1073@gmail.com) is the RCIC. Special Instructions: Mission brief: 1230. KSU: Approximately 1245. This will be an escort only to the Riverview Cemetery, 4799 Waverly Rd.,…

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Wounded Warrior Escort – Beckley, WV – 14 Jul 18

ABOUT THE MISSION: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to escort a group of wounded warriors and their spouses from Tamarack to Leisure Lanes for an afternoon of bowling. This is the eighth year that the Gathering of Mountain Eagles has welcomed our participation during their week in West Virginia. After their arrival, we will join the wounded warriors for lunch, at our expense, prior to the escort to Leisure Lanes. Please remember to bring your GOME coin if…

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Military Appreciation Day – Rowlesburg, WV – 30 Jun 18

ABOUT THE MISSION: The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand a flag line on June 30, 2018 for a Wreath Laying Ceremony in Rowlesburg, WV. The ceremony is for Military Commemoration Day. PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-30-18 Staging Time: 12:30 VN Memorial Wall Park Entrance first pavilion (fireman’s pavilion) Rowlesburg, West Virginia 26425 Ride Captain: Shawna Sines RCIC shawnasines05@hotmail.com Special Instructions: Staging park entrance at 12:30 Briefing 12:45 Flag line in place prior to the start of ceremony at…

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DEDICATION – SPC David Hess – Parkersburg, WV – 23 Jun 18

The family of SPC David A. Hess is requesting our presence as the Division of Highways renames the bridge on WV State Route 14 over Slate Creek, bridge number 54-14-0.64 (54A193), locally known as the Slate Bridge in Wood County, the “U.S. Army SPC David A. Hess Memorial Bridge”. SPC Hess, 25, died 25 October 2010 serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to the 526th Brigade Support Batallion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY,…

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