The North Texas Patriot Guard Riders

Welcome and thanks for visiting our site. As the title reflects, this is the website for the North Texas Region of the Patriot Guard Riders of Texas. The North Texas region stretches over 180 square miles. Our area of responsibility includes the counties of Archer, Bosque, Clay, Collin, Comanche, Cooke, Denton, Dallas, Eastland, Ellis, Erath, Fannin, Grayson, Hamilton, Hill, Hood, Hunt, Jack, Johnson, Kaufman, Montague, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell, Stephens, Tarrant, Wichita, Wise, and Young. Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery is located within our region.

If you are requiring PGR support for another area within Texas, please click here to view Texas PGR regions and contacts.

In 2017 we were

honored to stand for

504

veterans, their families, our communities and we are still standing

north texas Statistics

Missions in a single day = 7 (Attained several times)

Number of missions in a single week = 25, November 2016

Number of missions in a single month = 70, May 2016

Interments in one mission = 8 Veterans with no families, 2016

Inurnments in one mission = 20 Veterans with no families, 2017

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Total Missions Served In 2016 = 680
Total Missions Served Since 2006 = 3,896

In the News
September 16, 2017
Richard Patton was involved in an accident while riding to a mission today, 16 September 2017. He is in hospital and being well cared for. Please keep he and his family in our thoughts and prayers as he recovers from his injuries.
September 9, 2017
We will dedicate "The Price of Liberty" Memorial to honor Texas service men and women from all branches of service, and their families, who served in the Global War on Terror.  The Dedication and unveiling will take place December 2, 2017 at 10am…
August 31, 2017
Our good friend Mike Taylor passed away yesterday near Austin, Texas. Mike, an Army veteran, was very active with the PGR.  He was a regular at missions at DFW National Cemetery and his ever present smile and CMA_patched vest were a welcome sight …
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Mission Calendar

Sep
22
US Navy
WWII Veteran
MRC - Rick Crabb
Sep 22nd 10:00 am - 10:00 am
Part 1 Ennis
Part 2 DFW National
Sep
22
MRC - John Bartis
Sep 22nd 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sep
22
US Army
WWII Veteran
MRC - Rusty McNab
Sep 22nd 1:15 pm - 1:15 pm
DFW National
Sep
23
Missions
US Navy Veteran
Vietnam Era
MRC - Mark Ingersoll
Sep 23rd 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ennis
Italy
Sep
26
MRC - Mark Gravit
Sep 26th 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Thank you letters

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Quotes

The Patriot Guard Riders appearance at the graveside and the memorial service was a wonderful tribute to my Dad.  You all need to know that my Mom was very surprised and appreciative. Many of my generation remember the Vietnam War and who still feel the shame for how veterans were treated.  What your organization, as well as many others, does insures that we Americans don’t repeat that same mistake of ingratitude.

Please let all in your group know the Richards family is grateful for the honor shown my Dad.

— Hal Richards

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North Texas Patriot Guard Riders

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 active duty military, first responders and honorably discharged veterans.

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