Missing In America Project
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2018 Calendar

January
19
CALIFORNIA (Anderson): "Facilitated Movement" for Jimmy Ellwanger, USMC.
STAGE/BRIEF:0945 hours @ A&D, 2030 Howard St., Anderson, CA.
KSU:1000 hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery
SERVICE:1100 hours at the NCVC Chapel.
ROUTE:Out North St., right on Hwy 273 to Clear Creek Rd., left to Memorial Way, IGO.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
19
CALIFORNIA (Redding): "Facilitated Movement" for Robert Ratliff, USMC.
STAGE/BRIEF:1245 hours @ Eastside Rd. and North Bonneview (at the Rodrigues home).
KSU:1300 hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery
SERVICE:1400 hours at the NCVC Chapel.
ROUTE:Down Eastside Rd. to Bonneview, right to Hwy 273, south to Clear Creek Rd to Memorial Way, IGO.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
25
CALIFORNIA (Redding): "Facilitated Movement" for SSG Charles Bernard Reynolds and his spouse.
STAGE/BRIEF:0820 @ Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, 2655 Eureka Way, Redding, CA.
KSU:0835 hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery
SERVICE:0930 hours at the NCVC Chapel.
ROUTE:West on Hwy 299 to Buenaventura, South to Placer and Southwest to Memorial Way, Igo.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
26
CALIFORNIA (Redding): "Facilitated Movement" for Theodore Bradley.
STAGE/BRIEF:1245 hrs. @ Blairs Burial Services - 5530 Mountain View Dr., Redding, CA.
KSU:1300 hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery
SERVICE:1400 hours at NCVC Committal Shelter.
ROUTE:South on Twin View Drive to South Market Street, West on Benton to West on Hwy 299, South on Buenaventura, West to Southwest on Placer to Memorial Way, Igo.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
February
05
CALIFORNIA (Redding): Flag / Honor Line for Norman Goodwin, US Navy.
STAGE/BRIEF:0915 @ Northern California Veterans Cemetery Chapel.
SERVICE:0930 hours at NCVC Chapel.
ROUTE:NO FM, simply meet at the NCVC Chapel at 0915 hours to conduct an Honor line.
NOTE:This is a personal request from 4Bears and Roger for their family member (4bears Brother in Law). Notification came at 8pm Friday Night so any participation is appreciated.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
08
NEW YORK:Full military honors funeral @ 1330 hrs. for Carlos Perez at Calverton National Cemetery.
FOR MORE INFO:Robert J. Budway, MIAP Volunteer at (718) 376-6900.
 
09
CALIFORNIA (Redding): "Facilitated Movement" for Edward “Buzz” Laigo.
SERVICE:1400 hours at Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, 2655 Eureka Way for Honors, Rifle Salute later.
STAGE/BRIEF:1415 @ A&D; (Celebration of Life in progress)
KSU:1515 hours to Whiskeytown Vicinity.
ROUTE:East on Hwy 299 to Whiskeytown Lake. Stop will be on the left, before the Visitor Center headed West. Roads will need rolling closure at Whiskeytown Visitors Center Eastbound. Large number of motorcycles involved.
NOTE:Overflow parking will be at the Redding Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2828 Eureka Way.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
15
CALIFORNIA (Redding): "Facilitated Movement" to NCVC for Douglas Fuller, USAF, Retired.
STAGE/BRIEF:1115 hours @ Allen & Dahl, 2030 Howard, Anderson, CA.
KSU:1130 hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery, Igo, CA.
SERVICE:1230 hours at NCVC Committal Shelter.
ROUTE:North St right to Hwy 273 to the left on Clear Creek to Memorial way.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
17
CALIFORNIA (Redding): "Facilitated Movement" for Guy Autore, US Army, WWII era.
STAGE/BRIEF:1240 hours @ Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, 2655 Eureka Way, Redding, CA. (Memorial Service in progress)
KSU:1255 hours to St Joseph’s Cemetery, Eureka Way, Redding, CA.
SERVICE:1300 hours, Honors by VFW.
ROUTE:West on Hwy 299 to left into cemetery past Buenaventura.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
March
12
GEORGIA:MIAP Mission Presentation to Daughters of the American Revolution, Suwanee Creek Chapter.
WHEN:Monday, March 12, 2018 @ 1830 hrs.
FOR MORE INFO:Dan Poirier, Georgia State Coordinator at miaga30512@gmail.com or (770) 377-2377.
 
24
CALIFORNIA (Redding): "Facilitated Movement" for App 20 Unclaimed Veterans & Spouses (locals).
STAGE/BRIEF:O900 hours @ Veterans Memorial Hall, 605 Yuba Street, Redding to direct traffic & parking.
KSU:0945 hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery, IGO.
SERVICE:1100 hours at Memorial Chapel.   Cemetery Program
Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day program at Veterans Memorial Hall by VVA Chapter #357
ROUTE:Placer St (Downtown Redding) North to Memorial Way, IGO.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
24
GEORGIA:MIAP Mission Presentation to the Patriotic Arm of the Knights of Columbus (24 Assemblies in GA).
WHEN:Monday, March 24, 2018 @ Macon Georgia.
FOR MORE INFO:Dan Poirier, Georgia State Coordinator at miaga30512@gmail.com or (770) 377-2377.
 
27
NEW YORK:Full military honors service for Matthew McCall.
WHEN:Monday, March 27, 2018 @ Calverton National Cemetery.
FOR MORE INFO:Robert Budway, MIAP Volunteer at Robert.Budway@Sci-us.com
 
April
02
CALIFORNIA (Orland): "Facilitated Movement" for Clarence Cagle, USAF (1950-1976, Korean & Vietnam (Bronz star Recipient)) to Northern California Veterans Cemetery.
REDDING RIDERS:STAGE/BRIEF: 1020 hours at Cottonwood Chevron – Bowman Rd.
KSU:                 1030 hours to Orland Shell Station 1021 South St., Orland.
RE-STAGE:      1140 hours with Orland Riders, gassed and ready to complete rest of FM.
NOTE: Riders wishing to meet up with FM can do so at Holiday Market in Cottonwood at 1245 hours.
ORLAND RIDERS:STAGE/BRIEF: 1140 hours at Orland Shell Station 1021 South St., Orland.
KSU:                 1155 hours to Holiday Shopping Center 20635 GasPoint Rd. Cottonwood.
RE-STAGE:      1245 hours with Redding Riders.
KSU:                 1300 hours to Northern CA Veterans Cemetery, 11800 GasPoint Rd., IGO.
ROUTE:I-5 north to GasPoint Road, Gas Point Road west to NCVC.
SERVICE:1400 hours @ NCVC Chapel.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Bob Pasero, Glenn County VRO and National Chaplain at bpasero@sbcglobal.net
 
06
N. ARIZONA:Full military honors funeral @ 1300 hrs. for 15 unclaimed veterans at Prescott National Cemetery,
500 AZ-89 Prescott, Arizona.
FOR MORE INFO:Clyde "Tex" Taylor, N.AZ State Coordinator at ArizonaNorth@miap.us
  -OR-
Patty Palermo, Assistant State Coordinator at Arizonapatty@miap.us.
 
07
S. ARIZONA: "Facilitated Movement" for 24 Unclaimed Veterans.
STAGE/BRIEF:O830 hours @ Adair Funeral Chapel, 8090 N Northern Ave, Tucson.
KSU:1000 hours to Marana VA Cemetery, 15950 N Luckett Rd, Marana.
SERVICE:1200 hours.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Ed Torres, Southern Arizona State Coordinator at ArizonaSouth@miap.us
 
09
GEORGIA:MIAP Mission Presentation to American Legion District 12.
WHEN:Monday, April 09, 2018 @ 1830 hrs.
WHERE:American Legion Post 21 @ 1224 Moore Highway, Tifton, GA.
FOR MORE INFO:Dan Poirier, Georgia State Coordinator at miaga30512@gmail.com or (770) 377-2377.
 
13
CALIFORNIA (Redding): "Facilitated Movement" to NCVC for Sandra Hall (spouse of Jim Hall, US Navy, ABHC).
STAGE/BRIEF:0930 hours (quietly, Service started at 0900 in Chapel) @ Allen & Dahl, 9100 Deschutes Rd, Palo Cedro, CA.
KSU:1000 hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery, Igo, CA.
SERVICE:1100 hours at casket gravesite.
ROUTE:West Hwy 44 to Airport Road, South to Rancho Road, West Bonneview to Hwy 273, South to Clear Creek Rd to Memorial Way.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
14
FLORIDA:Call-to-Honor #14; Escort and full military honors service for 25 previously unclaimed veterans and 2 spouses
of veterans at South Florida National Cemetery located at 6501 Florida State Road 7, Lake Worth, FL.
"Invitation to Attend"
FOR MORE INFO:Kathy Church, State Coordinator at miapjax@yahoo.com or (904) 219-3035.
 
25
GEORGIA:Full Military Honors for SP4 Max Newton Hupp, and SP4 John Paul Warren, both Vietnam Era.
WHEN:Wednesday, April 25, 2018 @ 1100 hours.
WHERE:Funeral will start from Blairsville at 0900 hours at Mountain View Funeral Home.
FOR MORE INFO:Dan Poirier, MSgt USAFR, and Georgia State Coordinator at miaga30512@gmail.com or (770) 377-2377.
 
26
NEW YORK:Full military honors service for Delores Hanberry Malzetta, U.S. Army.
WHEN:Thursday, April 26, 2018 @ Calverton National Cemetery.
FOR MORE INFO:Robert Budway, MIAP Volunteer at Robert.Budway@Sci-us.com or (718) 376-6900
 
May
02
GEORGIA:MIAP Mission Presentation (Breakfast) at Toccoa History Museum in Toccoa, GA.
WHEN:Wednesday, May 2, 2018 @ 0800 hrs.
FOR MORE INFO:Dan Poirier, Georgia State Coordinator at miaga30512@gmail.com or (770) 377-2377.
 
05
CALIFORNIA (Willows):Facilitated Movement for Veteran Bob Wrinkle to Artois/Germantown Cemetery.
STAGE/BRIEF:1540 hours @ FD Sweet and Sons Mortuary, 114 N Shasta St., Willows, CA.
KSU:1600 hours to Artois/Germantown Cemetery, County Road N between Road 30 and Road 33.
SERVICE:1630 hours.
ROUTE:N. Shasta south, east on Sycamore, north on Tehama/99 to Artois, east on County Road 33, north on County Road N to Cemetery on left.
NOTE:Following the graveside service we have been asked to escort the flag back to the Willows Memorial Hall for a Celebration of life service. Return trip will be a reverse of the trip out except we will proceed west on Sycamore to the Memorial Hall at 525 W Sycamore.
FOR MORE INFO:Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
11
CALIFORNIA: "Facilitated Movement Order" for W. Patrick Barrie, US Army.
FOR MORE INFO:Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
14
CALIFORNIA: "Facilitated Movement Order" for Walter Taylor, US Navy.
FOR MORE INFO:Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
15
NEW JERSEY:Full military honors service for 8 Veterans from WWII, Korea, Vietnam, and 1 spouse.   "Invitation to Attend"
WHEN:Tuesday, May 15, 2018 @ 1400 hrs.
WHERE:BG William C Doyle Veterans Cemetery, 14 Chesterfield-Arneytown Rd., Wrightstown, NJ.
FOR MORE INFO:Rich Gough, Cremains Project Chairman, Vietnam Veterans of America Shore Area Chapter 12 at rpg3706@aol.com or (732) 350-7926.
 
16
FLORIDA:Full military honors service for 7 veterans who served in the US Army, Navy and Air Force, during the Korean and Vietnam War periods.   "Invitation to Attend"
WHEN:Wednesday, May 16, 2018 @ the South Florida National Cemetery, located at 6501 Florida State Road 7, Lake Worth.
FOR MORE INFO:Kathy Church, Florida State Coordinator at miapjax@yahoo.com or (904) 219-3035.
 
22
GEORGIA: "Full Military Honors Service" SGT Major Francis Marion Thomason.
WHEN:Tuesday May 22, 2018 @ the Ball Ground Community Cemetery.
PRESENTED BY:Ball Ground Historical Society, Ball Ground Community Cemetery Association, and Missing in America Project.
 
25
CALIFORNIA: "Facilitated Movement Order" for Billy Price, US Navy.
FOR MORE INFO:Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
29
CALIFORNIA: "Facilitated Movement Order" for Thomas Franklin Parker, US Air Force.
FOR MORE INFO:Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
30
VIRGINIA: The National Park Service and the Missing in America Project Sign Agreement for Care of Cremated Human Remains Left at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.   PRESS RELEASE
FOR MORE INFO:Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
June
01
TEXAS:Full military honors service for 4 previously unclaimed veterans.
WHEN:Friday, June 01, 2018 @ 1300 hrs.
WHERE:Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, 1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd., San Antonio, TX.
FOR MORE INFO:Joyce Earnest, Texas State Coordinator at je2096@yahoo.com or (210) 654-1255.
 
01
NEW JERSEY:Full military honors service for 5 Veterans from WWII and Korea, and 1 spouse.   "Invitation to Attend"
WHEN:Tuesday, May 15, 2018 @ 1400 hrs.
WHERE:BG William C Doyle Veterans Cemetery, 14 Chesterfield-Arneytown Rd., Wrightstown, NJ.
FOR MORE INFO:Rich Gough, Cremains Project Chairman, Vietnam Veterans of America Shore Area Chapter 12 at rpg3706@aol.com or (732) 350-7926.
 
11
WASHINGTON:Interment service for 1 spouse of a veteran.
WHEN:Monday, June 11, 2018 @ 1130 hrs.
WHERE:Washington Veterans Home Cemetery.
FOR MORE INFO:Thomas E. Keating, MIAP Volunteer at cobra89@comcast.net or (360) 259-6826.
 
11
CALIFORNIA: "Facilitated Movement Order" for Robert Kearns, US Navy.
FOR MORE INFO:Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
23
FLORIDA:Full military honors service for 21 veterans and 1 spouse of a veteran.   "Invitation to Attend"
WHEN:Saturday, June 23, 2018 @ the Cape Canaveral National Cemetery located at 5525 US-1, Mims.
FOR MORE INFO:Kathy Church, Florida State Coordinator at miapjax@yahoo.com or (904) 219-3035.
 
July
06
IOWA:Full military honors service and escort for 3 previously unclaimed veterans; 1 USMC, 2 US Army.
"Invitation to Attend"
SERVICE:Friday, July 06, 2018 @ 1100 hours at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 3601 Westown Pkwy, in West Des Moines.
ESCORT:Friday, July 06, 2018 @ 1230 hours to Iowa Veterans Cemetery, 34024 Veterans Memorial Dr., in Adel.
RECEPTION AFTER:Veterans Reception Center, 910 Main St., in Van Meter.
FOR MORE INFO:Mary Crouse, State Coordinator at marycrouse491966@gmail.com or (515) 314-0980
-OR-
Holly Miller, Hamilton’s Funeral Home at (515)-243-5221.
 
August
25
UTAH: "Facilitated Movement" for recovered Veterans cremated remains.   Invitation to Attend
STAGE/BRIEF:0945 @ Salt Lake City Harley Davidson, 2928 S. State Street, Salt Lake City.
KSU:1000 hours to Utah Veterans Memorial Park, 17111 S. Camp Williams Road, Riverton.
NOTE:Those who do not wish to ride in the procession are welcome to meet us at UVMP no later than 1030 hours.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Roger Graves, Region 2 & Utah State Coordinator at (435) 272-7541 or rogergraves@miap.us
 
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