Question: How did the Patriot Guard Riders start?

It all started back in early August of 2005 with the American Legion Riders chapter 136 from Kansas. They were appalled to hear that a fallen hero’s memory was being tarnished by misguided religious zealots who were protesting at funerals. They decided to do something about it.

Who started the Patriot Guard Riders?

How do you become a Patriot Guard rider?

Membership to the Patriot Guard Riders is free. We have no fees or dues, no required purchases, and no required meetings. The only requirement is respect. Respect for our Military and First Responders, their families, and each other.

Why is the Patriot ride ending?

Longtime Ride Captain Jim Woodruff explained that the decision to end the ride came about for a number of reasons, including a shortage of volunteers as well as a lack of vendor and exhibit participation.

What do the Patriot Guard Riders do?

The Patriot Guard Riders is a 100% Volunteer, Federally registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which ensures dignity and respect at memorial services honoring Fallen Military Heroes, First Responders and honorably discharged Veterans.

How do I contact the Patriot Guard Riders?

If you have questions for the Patriot Guard Riders, go to the ‘Contact NorCalPGR’ tab within the pages of our website, fill in the form with the appropriate information, submit it, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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What is American Legion Riders?

About. The Florida American Legion Riders is formed to promote the aims and purposes of The American Legion as a family oriented motorcycling activity for members of The American Legion, The American Legion Auxiliary, and the Sons of The American Legion.

What is the Kansas Patriot Guard?

The Kansas Patriot Guard. The Patriot Guard mission is to stand guard at funerals of America’s Fallen Heroes who are killed in action or are casualties of the current wars on terrorism in Afghanistan, Iraq, or any war zone.