American Legion John D Wibby Post 86 Overgaard Arizona
American Legion John D Wibby Post 86Overgaard Arizona

American Legion Riders of Post 86

 

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Anthony Madrid (Tony) served in the US Navy from 1974 until 1976 as a Water Transporter on the USS St. Louis LKA-116. Tony continued to serve veterans as a member of the American Legion Post 31 in St. Johns, Arizona. Tony recently passed at the age of 61. Surviving Tony are his mother, step-mother, two sons, one daughter, nine brothers, seven sisters, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Tony's family has asked the PGR to have a flag line at the Rosary for Tony at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in St. Johns (starting at 11 AM), and to also have a flag line to honor Tony's service to our Country at the interment that day (at approximately 1 PM) at the St. Johns Catholic Cemetery.

 

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 17 Feb 2018
Overgaard Post 86:    Pre-Ride Brief        7:45AM         KSU  8AM

 

Primary Staging Time: 10:00 A.M.

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
203 E. Commercial St.
St. Johns, Arizona - 85936
https://tinyurl.com/y8w627xx

Ride Captain:

Al Rodriguez
arodr2@aol.com.
310 418-4170

Special Instructions:

Briefing: 10:30 AM (Family will be present)
Flag line: 10:40
Flag line will stay up until the start of the Rosary at 11 AM. PGR flag line will then reassemble at St. Johns Catholic Cemetery.
Flag Captain: John Martin

 

Flags & Water:

Flags Will Be Provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 17 Feb, 2018
Staging #2 Time: 12:30 P.M.

St. John's Catholic Cemetery
St. Johns, Arizona - 85936

Ride Captain:

Al Rodriguez
arodr2@aol.com.
310 418-4170

Special Instructions:

Flag line: Upon the conclusion of the Mass - approximately 1 PM
There is no street address for the Cemetery. It is located on SR 191 in St. Johns, AZ, approximately 2 miles east of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, on the right hand side of the road.

Flag Captain: John Martin

 

Flags & Water:

Flags Will Be Provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed
Water will be provided.


Submitted By: John Moffitt
Position: Assistant State 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 join, simply go to www.PatriotGuard.org and click on Register. Membership is Free.
 

Rides and Events

Evidently Todd Harris, our Director, has been called up by FEMA as he is on his way to Texas.  We are all wishing him the best and safe journey.

 

2018 EVENTS

 

February 2018

2/1-Thurs-National Freedom Day (full staff)

2/2-Fri-Groundhog Day

2/4-Sun-AL Post 76, Show Low Breakfast 8-11am at VFW

2/4- Sun-ALR86 Meeting 1pm

2/4-Sun-Super Bowl LII-Pot Luck 2-5pm

2/10-Sat-District 6 meeting Post 130 Concho 12pm

2/12-Mon-AL Post 86 Meeting 6pm

2/12-Mon-Lincoln’s Birthday (full staff)

2/14-Wed-Valentine’s Day & Ash Wednesday

2/19-Mon-Presidents Day (full staff)

2/22-Wed-Washington’s Birthday (full staff)

2/24-Sat-73rd Anniversary Parade of Iwo Jima Flag Raising-Sacaton, AZ

 

March 2018

3/4-Sun-AL Post 76 Show Low Breakfast 8-11am at VFW

3/4-Sun-ALR 86 Meeting 1pm

3/10-Sat ALR 23 Nogales 1st Poker Run $20, Reg. 9am

3/10-Sat-ALR 48 Bouse- 5th CO River Blues Fest.  Parker-$45

3/11-Sun-ALR 27 Apache Jct Bike Care Show, Fee $25, Early $10, Setup 9am, Open to Public

3/11-Sun-Daylight Savings Time begins

3/12-Mon-AL Post 86 and Aux Unit 86 Meeting 6pm

3/17-Sat-St Patrick’s Day-Post 86 Pot Luck

3/20-Tues-Spring Begins

3/24-Sat-ALR 105 Phoenix, PTSD Ride & Poker Run, Reg. $20, 8:30am

3/29-Thur-(established 2017) National Vietnam War Veterans Day 

3/31-Sat- ALR 93 Camp Verde, Viet-Vets Ride of Honr, Sedona Elks Lodge to Fort Verde

 

Aril 2018

4/1-Sun-Easter

4/5-4/8-Thus-Sun-ALR39 Gilbert-Fisher House Ride

4/7-Sat-Passover

4/11-4/15-Wed-Sun- Arizona Bike Week, Westworld, Scottsdale

4/14-Sat-AZ ALR meeting at ALR 36 Tucson, 12pm

4/25-4/28-Wed-Sat-36th Annual Laughlin River Run, NV

 

May 2018

5/15-Tues-Peace Officers Memorial Day (half-staff)

5/16-5/25- Run For The Wall, Ontario, CA to Arlington, VA

5/17-Thurs-Post 37 Holbrook-RFTW meet & greet KSU 10am

5/19-Sat-Armed Forces Day (full staff)

5/28- Mon-Memorial Day

5/31-6/3-Thurs-Sun-WAALR-Post 7-6th Annual Western Region ROMP-2018, Bellingham, WA

 

June 2018

6/-Thur-Sun- TBD- AZABATE Too Broke For Sturgis 

6/15-Fri-Flag Day/Army Birthday

6/21-24-Thur-Sun-WAALR7-6th Annual West Region ROMP 2018 Bellingham, WA

6/23-Sat- AZ ALR meeting at Dept AZ Convention, 1:30pm

 

July 2018

7/4-Wed-Independence Day

7/7-Sat-Independence Day Parade & Fireworks, Overgaard 

 

August 2018

8/17-24-Thur- Fri-AL Legeacy Run to Minneapolis. Route TBD

8/24-8/30-Fri-Thurs-American Legion 100th National Convention-Minneapolis, MN

8/29-9/2- Wed-Sun-115th Anniversary Harley Davidson, Milwaukee, WI

 

September 2018

9/5-9/7-Wed-Sun-USMC/Combat Helicopter/Tiltrotor Association, st Louis, MO

9/11-Tues-Patriots Day (Half Staff)

9/15-Sat-ALR86 Overgaard, 12th Freedom Gathering at the Crossroads. TBD

9/21-9/23-Fri-Sun-ALR25 Cottonwood hosts 2018 AZALR Bikefest (replaces Campo)

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