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

The initial ceremony will be in Pruntytown after which we will proceed to Grafton.

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

Staging time:  10 December 2011@1130hrs-(11:30 AM)

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 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 1200hrs-(noon). 

Following the ceremony at Pruntytown, WV, we will ride/drive to the second location or Grafton National Cemetery at 431 Walnut Street, Grafton, WV, for an additional ceremony at approximately 1:00 p.m.  Weather permitting, we will escort members of the Harrison County VFW to the cemetery.

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. 

Once the missions are complete, which should be approximately 2:00 p.m., as has been our tradition, we will meet at a local restaurant, for some good food and fellowship.