The Wall That Heals
7th & 9th August 2018 McKeesport,PA
The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited by the town of McKeesport,PA to Escort then Stand for the arrival of The Wall That Heals.
The Wall That Heals is a three-quarter scale replica in Washington, D.C. and a Mobile Education Center that gives visitors a better understanding of the legacy of The Wall that educates about the impact of the Vietnam War.
There will be two Staging Dates, 7 August 2018 for the Escort and the 9th August 2018 for the Opening Ceremony.
Tuesday,7 August 2018
Staging: 4:00 PM
Located at the Olympia Shopping Center
Ollie’s Bargin Outlet Parking Area
4201 Walnut St, McKeesport, PA 15132
Briefing: 4:15 PM
KSU: 5:00 PM
Located At Jimmy Long Field
Sycamore Dr, McKeesport, PA 15131
Members not Escorting can participate and form a Flag line at McKeesport Senior High School, where 2 Fire Department Ladder Trucks will have a Large Banner as the Escort proceeds under. This is located on Eden Park Blvd and parking at the school permitted.
McKeesport Area Senior High School
1960 Eden Park Blvd, McKeesport, PA 15132
Following the Escort, food will be served at American Legion Post #701, 3 miles from the end of the Escort and All Participants Welcome.
American Legion Post #701
2813 Capitol St, White Oak, PA 15131
Thursday, 9 August 2018
Staging: 5:30 PM
Parking available behind McKeesport Fire Station which is across the street where The Wall will be displayed.
McKeesport Fire Station
2200 Eden Park Blvd, McKeesport, PA 15132
Briefing: 5:45 PM
Flag Line: 6:00 PM
Opening Ceremony begins at 6:30 PM.
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.
Please Watch The Weather, Dress Accordingly, Hydrate & Bring Your 3 X 5 Handheld Flags.
For those who would like to share and or attend the closing Ceremony as a non PGR Mission, this is a free admission that will be held on the 12 August 2018 at 11 AM and the Wall That Heals will close at 12:00 PM.
Tuesday RCIC: Rannette “Randy” Toomey
Thursday RCIC: Jules Shubuck