The Patriot Guard has, once again, been invited to participate in the Wreaths Across America ceremonies at both the West Virginia National Cemeteries in Pruntytown and the Grafton National Cemetery in  Grafton, WV. 

New this year- Both ceremonies will be held at the same time. Both ceremonies will also include wreath laying at cemetery section and/or designated grave markers.

Staging Location:
We will stage AT the WV National Cemetery in Pruntytown (, at the bottom of the hill, near the visitors center. 

Staging time:  15 December 2012@1100hours

Once a number is calculated, half will be sent to the Grafton National Cemetery and the other half will remain at Pruntytown. 

DIRECTIONS:  From I-79 north, headed southbound, get off at the 132 exit.  Turn left onto Rt. 250 south.  At the intersection with Rt. 50, turn left onto 50 east.  You will enter the very small community of Pruntytown.  Stay straight.  The cemetery is about 1/4 mile on the other side of Pruntytown, on your right.

FROM I-79 South, get off at the Bridgeport/Clarksburg exit, onto Rt. 50 east.  Proceed approximately 10 miles or so, to Pruntytown, then as above.

The ceremony will start at  EXACTLY AT 1200hrs-(noon). Please do not be late.

Doug Geary, Ride Captain, District Four, 304-291-0088 (H) 304-276-5238 (C),  ,  is the  designated ride captain for this mission.  If you have any questions, please contact him.

Dress per the weather conditions. Please, use your own judgment on how you get to the mission safely. Motorcycles and cages both welcome. DO NOT FORGET YOUR FLAG!!

Once the missions are complete, which should be approximately 2:00 p.m., as has been our tradition, we will meet at  the Grafton Kentucky Fried Chicken, located at the intersection of U.S. 50 and U.S. 119, to warm up, socialize and have lunch.