Thursday, July 21, 2011

Major Carlson at FSNC

I cannot thank you enough! You all did a fantastic job for sending off Major Carlson. His family was so very was everybody else.
Thanks you all so very much again!

Joe and Sherry Folz on behalf of the Carlson Family

Ralph Carlson's return to Braham

Dear Patriot Guard Riders,

We are so grateful you could be with us on Saturday to honor Ralph Carlson's return to Braham. Seeing the church lot lined with flags and again at the cemetery was a powerful moment. The memory will stand out forever in our minds. Thank you for honoring our fallen men and women. Enclosed is a gift ($100) in Ralph's memory.


Marvin Carlson, Florence Shebetka & family

David Riddering's, funeral in Barnesville, MN.

MN Patriot Guard,

On June 21, 2011, the MN Patriot Guard stood guard at my husband's, David Riddering's, funeral in Barnesville, MN. I can't tell you how much I appreciated your attendance and I know Dave would have felt honored too. I know this sounds strange, but I felt safe and it made a difficult day a little easier. Ted Riddering, a Patriot Guard member and Dave's brother, already thanked you all who attended verbally, but I would also like to thank you myself. Thank you for honoring Dave.

May God Bless You,

Anna Riddering & family

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Ronald Longacre Mission


As I sit here a week after my fathers funeral, I am still in awe at the amazing feelings that each and every one of my family and friends felt at the presents of you and your fellow guards men and women at the church. You stood out there with such Honor in the intense heat and did not leave until long after we had left. You gave us wonderful memories on a very sad day. My father would have been so proud and would have shaken each and every one of your hands personally if he could have. What you and your fellow guardsmen and women do is an amazing tribute to our fallen heroes! I am proud to be an American and more so knowing that there are people like you out there. If I could sum up in one word to describe what that meant to us it would be WOW!!!!!!!

I would like to send you a donation and will send some pictures on when I get them off my daughter’s camera, just as a thank you for being there for us and him during the most difficult time of our life. Please know that you will always have a special place in my heart.

Please send me the address that so that I might send you a contribution to help you further your mission to honor more heroes in the way that you have my father!

Thank you and God Bless,

Sincerely Rhonda