Annual Veterans Day Service & Escort, Veteran
USA USMC USN USAF USCG
Cecil-Bishop, Pennsylvania – 11-11-19
ABOUT THE MISSION:
The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to escort then stand in honor for all those who have served on Veterans Day at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. It is an extreme honor to be invited back to escort our local veterans to the cemetery for the Ceremony.Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” Nov. 11, 1919 to commemorate the end of World War I (major hostilities formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918). The day became an annual observance in 1926 the 11th of November became a national holiday in 1938.
This is an Open Invitation, all are welcome including children. For those who are unable to escort, you can meet us at Memorial Walkway, POW Circle. When you arrive, tell security you are with PGRPA so they can direct you to where we will be parking.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 11-11-19
Staging Time: 09:15
Parking Lot of the Cecil Police Department which is located next to the Senior Center.
Cecil Senior Center
3599 Millers Run Rd
Cecil-Bishop, Pennsylvania 15057
Briefing: 9:45 AM
KSU: 10:00 AM Sharp
National Cemetery Of The Alleghenies
1158 Morgan Rd
Cecil Township, PA 15017
Ceremony starts at 11:00 AM
Coffee and donuts once you arrive for Staging. After the service lunch will be served, and all Veterans are invited with their Families to lunch after the ceremony.
Members can attend all of a Mission or any part of the Mission, PGR sets no time for a member to stand and or escort for a Mission. We Thank You for whatever time you give us, and the families of our heroes appreciate your time.
Remember that the National Cemetery is a Federal Reservation & NO WEAPONS are permitted!
Please be aware and alert of your surroundings. Also before heading out, please watch the weather and dress accordingly
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted By: Marcy Sorensen
Position: Pennsylvania Ride Captain
Note: You do not have to own/ride a motorcycle or be a veteran to join, and membership is Free. The only requirement is RESPECT! To subscribe to receive mission notices, log into the National Site and click on the Members tab at the top. Select the Subscribe to PGR Missions option.
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