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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Parade of Lights – Beckley – 11 Sep 11

The Patriot Guard has been invited to lead the 10th Annual September 11th Parade of Lights Memorial Tribute. This is a silent tribute to honor those that lost their life in the September 11th bombings. The parade will begin in Sophia, WV and travel 7 miles, ending at Crossroads Mall. There will be a police escort the entire route. The RC for this event will be Ken Helmbright. Staging time is 6:00 P.M., briefing at 6:20 P.M. Staging location will…

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Field of Flags Closing Ceremony – New Martinsville – 4 Sep

The Patriot Guard has been requested to stand in silent honor at the closing ceremony for the field of flags. The Field of Flags will be on display the entire week. These flags fly to honor all  the men and women that have given their life for our freedom. It is being held at the United Methodist Church in New Martinsville. I will be the RCIC for this most honorable event.  Direct any questions to me at wvugo2001@suddenlink.net. For a…

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   The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in silent Honor and Respect for Corporal Jordie Lee Kidd, USMC Veteran of Operation Iraqi  Freedom, who went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, 23 August.    Funeral services will be held at the Chapman Funeral Home, 3624 Winfield Rd., Winfield, WV (https://tinyurl.com/3hmfetv) beginning at 1400 on Sunday, 28 Aug.    Interment with full military honors will follow in Winfield Cemetery.    WV RC Anita Gunnoe (argunnoe@suddenlink.net) is the…

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Welcome Home – Cpl Mike Waldron, USMC – Charleston

The Patriot Guard has been invited to welcome Cpl. Waldron home for a short visit before deploying to the Sandbox.  He will be arriving via commercial airline. Anyone that is able to provide an escort back to the Rockport Exit it would be very much appreciated. This is a holiday weekend; however, the family would appreciate our support to let Cpl. Waldron know that we appreciate his service to our country. RC and staging information will be posted as soon…

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Welcome Home – 201st Artillery – Charleston – 26 Aug

The Patriot Guard has been invited to stand a flag line in honor of 60 plus men and women returning from their tour of duty in the Sandbox. This will take place in Charleston, WV on Friday, the 26th of August. Staging information and times will be posted as soon as it becomes available. Ken Helmbright is the RCIC of this most happy mission. I realize this is a work day, but anyone that can attend, please make every effort.…

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