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Short Notice: Charles George “Chuck” Grodes Jr. USA / 18 August 2021 / Bridgeville, PA


Aug 21


Short Notice

Charles George “Chuck” Grodes Jr.
U.S. Army
Vietnam Veteran
18 August 2021
Bridgeville, PA


The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited by the family of Charles George “Chuck” Grodes Jr. , a U.S. Army Veteran, to escort then stand in silent honor for his service at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies for the interment.

Charles entered the U.S. Army in 1965, having served 3 tours during Vietnam and was honorably discharged in 1968.

Decorations include the Bronze Star w/ Valor.

Following time served, Charles became a member of VFW Post #586.

Charles served our country and his community with honor, it’s now our turn to honor him.


Wednesday, 18 August 2021


Staging: 9:45 AM
Beinhauer-Fryer Funeral Home
430 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, PA 15017


Briefing: 10:00 AM


Flag Line: 10:15 AM


KSU, Escorting for Interment: 10:30 AM
The National Cemetery of the Alleghenies
1158 Morgan Rd, Bridgeville, PA 15017


Interment at 11:00 AM


Members can attend all of a mission or any part of the mission. PGR sets no time for a member to escort and or stand 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 and NO WEAPONS are permitted. Also, masks are no longer required for those fully vaccinated. If not fully vaccinated you are required to wear a mask while social distancing, during the service, interment and if indoors.

Also, before heading out please watch the weather, dress accordingly and bring your 3 X 5 handheld American flags.


RCIC: Jim Shaw
(412) 217-5967

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