Missing In America Project
"It's The Right Thing To Do!"
2016 Calendar

January
27
MISSOURI: MIAP Introductory Briefing to American Legion Mathews-Crawford Post 131 in Warrensburg. For more information contact Don (G-Man) Gerspach, Missouri State Coordinator at gerspachd@embarqmail.com.
 
February
12
CALIFORNIA (Redding): "Facilitated Movement" for Robert “Bob” Soucy, US Air Force, SMSGT (E-8):
STAGE:0940 hours @ Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 2100 Shasta View Drive.
BRIEF:0950 hours
KSU:1010 hours to NCVC
SERVICE:1100 hours at the Chapel.
 
25-28
CALIFORNIA (Willows): "The Wall That Heals" the traveling Vietnam Memorial wall is a replica of the real wall in Washington DC is coming to Willows.   "Facilitated Movement" Details
For more information contact Bob Pasero, National Chaplain at bpasero@sbcglobal.net.
 
27
FLORIDA: ALR #233 4th Annual Poker Run to benefit MIAP FLORIDA.   For more information contact Kathy Church, FL State Coordinator at miapjax@yahoo.com or (904) 219-3035.
 
March
03
NEW YORK: Full military honors funeral for one veteran at 1330 hours at the Calverton National Cemetery.   For more info contact John Caldarelli, MIAP National Representative at jcaldarelli@optonline.net.
 
04
CALIFORNIA (Redding): "Facilitated Movement" for John Hayes, SP4, US Army disabled veteran:
STAGE:0815 hours at Blairs Burial Services, 5530 Mountain View Dr, Redding.
BRIEF:0820 hours
KSU:0830 hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery, Igo.
SERVICE:0930 hours at NCVC Chapel.
 
05-06
CALIFORNIA (Redding): MIAP Yard Sale fund raiser for MIAP & "Camp for Life".
For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us.
 
11
CALIFORNIA(Redding): "Facilitated Movement" for Korean Conflict Navy veteran: --- CANCELLED ---
 
12
WASHINGTON: Escort and Military honors service for 14 veterans and spouses at the Tahoma National Cemetery.
For more info contact Bob Patrick, Washington State Coordinator at (206) 450-0620 or Washington@miap.us.
 
16
SOUTH CAROLINA: Full military honors service for one veteran and spouse at the Florence National Cemetery at 1400 hrs.   For more info contact Larry Truax at truaxlw@gmail.com.
 
18
CALIFORNIA(Redding): "Facilitated Movement" for Royce Hensley US ARMY (9yrs), US Forest Service (30yrs).
STAGE:0815 hours at Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Deschutes Road, Palo Cedro.
BRIEF:0825 hours
KSU:0830 hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery, Igo.
SERVICE:0930 hours at NCVC Chapel.
ROUTE:Hwy 44 to Airport Road, left to Rancho Rd, Bonneview to Hwy 273, left to Clear Creek Road, right to Memorial Way, left into NCVC.
FOR MORE INFO:Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us.
 
19
CALIFORNIA (Redding): MIAP Forgotten Veterans Service for 15 Veterans at Northern California Veterans Cemetery with VVA Post 397 for Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day: 0945 KSU from Veterans Hall, Redding.     MIAP Flyer     VVA #357 Flyer.   For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us.
 
21
CALIFORNIA(Redding): "Facilitated Movement" for USN Master Chief (Retired) Novis Levelle Lackey (Lucky), 30 yrs.
STAGE:0940 hours at Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Deschutes Road, Palo Cedro.
BRIEF:0950 hours
KSU:1000 hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery, Igo.
SERVICE:1100 hours at NCVC Chapel.
ROUTE:Hwy 44 to Airport Road, left to Rancho Road right to Churn Creek/Bonneview to Hwy 273, left to Clear Creek Road, right to Memorial Way, left into NCVC.
FOR MORE INFO:Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us.
 
30
N. ARIZONA: Full military honors funeral @ 1000 hrs. for 42 unclaimed veterans at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85024.   For more information contact Clyde "Tex" Taylor, N.AZ State Coordinator at ArizonaNorth@miap.us or (206) 458-8927 .
 
April
02
S. ARIZONA: Military Honors for 8 Forgotten Veterans at the new VA Cemetery at Marana, AZ.
STAGE:0800 hours at funeral home.
SERVICE:0900-0915 hours (non denominational church service and cremains transfer
KSU:0945 hours to Veterans Cemetery at Marana.
SERVICE:1100 hours Military Honors and Interrment.
FOR MORE INFO:Ed Torres, Southern Arizona Coordinator at ArizonaSouth@miap.us
 
09
FLORIDA: "Call to Honor #9" Full military honors service for 14 veterans and 8 spouses of veterans at the South Florida National Cemetery.   Invitation.   For more information contact Kathy Church, FL State Coordinator at miapjax@yahoo.com or (904) 219-3035.
 
16-17
TEXAS (Austin): Missing in America Project Lands at American Heroes Air Show during Texas Military Department’s Open House.   MEDIA RELEASE.  
 
17
TEXAS (Austin): Full military honors funeral at the Camp Mabry American Heroes Air Show for one veteran at 1100 hours. For more information contact Linda Smith, National VP at sailormon@miap.us.
 
22
CALIFORNIA (Redding): Cool April Nights at Tabacco "n Brew fund raiser for "Camp for Life".   Flyer.
For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us.
 
May
03
VIRGINIA - MIAP service for 12 unclaimed veterans from WWII, Korea and Vietnam at Quantico National Cemetery at 1100 hrs.  Public Invitation.
 
06
VIRGINIA - MIAP Bus Experience at Quantico National Cemetery; Mustang Car Club.
For more info contact Brigitte Corbin, Region 8 and Virginia State Coordinator at Region-8@miap.us or (757) 871-5980.
 
06 & 07
CALIFORNIA (Redding): Yard Sale #2 at MIAP Office 0800-1400 hrs. Proceeds go to support "Camp for Life".   Flyer.
 
09
CALIFORNIA: Facilitated Movement for Anthony Ward:
STAGE:0945 hours at Blairs Direct Cremation & Burial Service, 5530 Mountain View Dr, Redding.
KSU:0950 hours to Northern CA Veterans Cemetery.
SERVICE:1100 hours at NCVC Chapel.
FOR MORE INFO: Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
11
CALIFORNIA: Facilitated Movement for William Hale, USMC, Korea:
Redding Riders:STAGE: 0840 hours at Bowman Rd, Chevron Gas Station, Cottonwood, CA.
KSU:0845 to Hall Bros.
All Others STAGE:0945 hours at Hall Bros Corning Mortuary, 902 Fifth Street, Corning, CA.
KSU:1000 Hours to Tehama County Cemetery, 7772 Woodland Ave, Tehama, CA.
SERVICE:1100 hours at Tehama County Cemetery.
FOR MORE INFO: Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
12
CALIFORNIA: Facilitated Movement for Carol Cloud (Susan's mother and wife of Tom Cloud, USAF):
STAGE:0945 hours at Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, 2655 Eureka Way, Redding, CA.
KSU:1010 Hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery CA.
SERVICE:1100 hours at NCVC Chapel.
FOR MORE INFO: Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
18
SOUTH CAROLINA - Full Military Honors for 2 Veterans at Florence National Cemetery at 1400 hrs.
For more info contact Larry Truax, South Carolina State Coordinator at (843) 855-7050.
 
19
VIRGINIA - MIAP Bus Experience at Quantico National Cemetery; 75 Elementary Students from Keowee Elementary School, Seneca, South Carolina.
For more info contact Brigitte Corbin, Region 8 and Virginia State Coordinator at Region-8@miap.us or (757) 871-5980.
 
21
VIRGINIA - "Hands of Rescue" Poker Run to benefit the Missing In America Project starts at Colonial Harley Davidson, 1701 Temple Pkwy, Prince George, Virginia.
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!
 
21
CALIFORNIA (Redding) - Fallen Rider Memorial Run to benefit the "Camp for Life" starts at Redding Harley Davidson, 1268 Twin View Blvd, Redding, CA (530) 241-7117.  Flyer, and Registration.
- - - In conjunction with - - -
Armed Forces Day and the Fallen Rider Memorial Luncheon at the Shasta County Veterans Memorial Hall,
1605 Yuba Street, Redding, CA.   Flyer.
 
21
WASHINGTON: Military Honors Service for 12 unclaimed veterans and 2 spouses at American Heroes Air Show.   Flyer.
 
27
CALIFORNIA: Facilitated Movement for Melvin Finch, US Army, WWII:
STAGE:0945 hours at Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, 2655 Eureka Way, Redding, CA.
KSU:1010 Hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery CA.
SERVICE:1100 hours at NCVC Chapel.
FOR MORE INFO: Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
30
CALIFORNIA (Redding): 0900 hours @ Redding Memorial Park, 1201 Continental St., Redding.
MIAP is serving Breakfast Burritos before the 1000 hours ceremony.
Event Agenda   Speech by Fred Salanti
 
30
CALIFORNIA (Mt. Shasta): 1000 hours @ Mt. Shasta Memorial Cemetery; MIAP, VETS, Elks, Marine Corps League, Sheriff Lopey Foundation new flagpole dedication.
 
30
CALIFORNIA (Igo): 1755 hours @ Northern California Veterans Cemetery, IGO; Memorial Day Ceremony.
MIAP will be cooking for all workers, bands, presenters behind the Admin Bldg.
 
30
CALIFORNIA (Orland): 1100 hours @ Orland Cemetery District Mmemorial Day Ceremony.  
 
June
02
CALIFORNIA: Facilitated Movement for Nathan Glover, USN/US Army, WWII & Korea:
STAGE:0830 hours at MIAP Office at 6900 Danyeur Rd, Redding, CA.
KSU:0840 Hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery CA.
SERVICE:0930 hours at NCVC Chapel.
FOR MORE INFO: Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
03
CALIFORNIA: Facilitated Movement for (UBNC) Bryan McNeil, USN:
STAGE:0945 hours at Allan & Dahl, 2655 Eureka Way, Redding, CA.
KSU:1010 Hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery CA.
SERVICE:1100 hours at NCVC Chapel or outside (TBD).
ROUTE:Normal route out Walnut to Hwy 299 to Buenaventura, Placer to Memorial Way.
FOR MORE INFO: Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
10
CALIFORNIA: Facilitated Movement for Robert Simmons
STAGE:1245 hours at the VFW Parking Lot in Anderson, 3210 West Center St.
KSU:1300 Hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery CA.
SERVICE:1400 hours at NCVC Chapel.
ROUTE:North on Hwy 273 to Clear Creek Road to Memorial Way.
FOR MORE INFO: Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
13
CALIFORNIA: Facilitated Movement for Blaylock
STAGE:0945 hours at Lawncrest Memorial Park, 1522 East Cypress, Redding.
KSU:1000 Hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery CA.
SERVICE:1100 hours at NCVC Chapel.
FOR MORE INFO: Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
16
VIRGINIA - MIAP Bus Experience at Quantico National Cemetery.
For more info contact Brigitte Corbin, Region 8 and Virginia State Coordinator at Region-8@miap.us or (757) 871-5980.
 
22
VIRGINIA - MIAP Bus Experience at Quantico National Cemetery.
For more info contact Brigitte Corbin, Region 8 and Virginia State Coordinator at Region-8@miap.us or (757) 871-5980.
 
24
CALIFORNIA - NCVC 1500 hours STAND IN HONOR at admin bldg. for arrival of Gail Hawthorne of the (Hoopis WiKum) Native American Honor Guard.
For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us.
 
30
MARYLAND - Fred Salanti to be interviewed on the Jennifer Hammond Show in Maryland.
For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us.
 
July
01-02
CALIFORNIA (Redding) - Yard Sale #3 at MIAP Office. Proceeds go to support MIAP & "Camp for Life". Flyer.
 
02
VIRGINIA: "Hands of Rescue" Poker Run to benefit the Missing In America Project.   (Rescheduled from May)
 
04
USA - Independence Day.   The History of the 4th of July.
 
05
CALIFORNIA: Facilitated Movement for Russell Brown.
STAGE:0800 hours at Wonderland exit on I-5, Redding; go to Mt. Shasta for bfast/coffee.
KSU:1000 Hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery CA.
SERVICE:1230 hours at NCVC Chapel.
FOR MORE INFO: Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
15
CALIFORNIA: Facilitated Movement for James Wood, USN, WWII.
STAGE:0945 hours at Lawncrest Memorial Chapel, 2225 Cypress St, Redding, CA.
KSU:1000 Hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery, Igo CA.
SERVICE:1100 hours at NCVC Chapel.
ROUTE:to Victor, Bonnyview, Hwy 273 to Clear Creek Rd and Memorial way.
NOTE:The family has requested ALL veterans groups who wish to honor are welcome either in the Facilitated Movement or the Honor Line at the cemetery. They wish the most honorable and respectful service.
FOR MORE INFO: Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
15
CALIFORNIA: Facilitated Movement for Danny Miller.
STAGE:1250 hours at Allen & Dahl, Eureka Way, Redding, CA.
KSU:1310 Hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery, Igo CA.
SERVICE:1400 hours at NCVC Chapel.
ROUTE:Hwy 299 to Buenaventura to Placer, Memorial Way, Chapel at NCVC.
FOR MORE INFO: Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
20
CALIFORNIA: Facilitated Movement for 12-15 unclaimed veterans.
STAGE/BRIEFING:0930 hours at Allen & Dahl, Deschutes Road, Palo Cedro, CA.
KSU:0950 Hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery, Igo CA.
SERVICE:1100 hours at NCVC Chapel.
ROUTE:Hwy 44 to Airport Road, left to Rancho Rd, Bonneview to Hwy 273, left to Clear Creek Road, right to Memorial Way, left into NCVC.
FOR MORE INFO: Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
NOTE: We will have Honors by the NCVC Team 6 Honor Guard who will fold and present the flag. The Yreka Marine Corps League, has stepped in to provide the Rifle Salute and Taps with a real Bugler. Currently there is only ONE Rifle team who do all services on Monday and Friday. Thank you Anderson VFW, there has been no one available for services on Tuesday, Thursday to provide this service. Families notice when part of the service is missing. The service will be conducted by the CA State Chaplain Dean Edwards. I will also request that the MIAP National Chaplin and retired Chief of Police from Orland Bob Pesaro provide a few words on his current thoughts about our state of the nation. Everyone is welcome to meet and ride in the Facilitated Movement from Palo Cedro to NCVC or to meet us at the Cemetery as we arrive.
 
23
CALIFORNIA: Facilitated Movement for Street Royalty Riders Memorial Run for Ross Heffen from Cycle Gear to Anderson River Park via I-5.
STAGE/BRIEFING:1030 hours at Cycle Gear, 2611 Bechelli Lane, Redding, CA.
KSU:1115 Hours to Anderson River Park, Anderson,CA.
ROUTE:Bechelli to Cypress to I-5, South to Riverside to Airport Road/North Street left on Stingy lane to the Park.
FOR MORE INFO: Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
NOTE: Static Blockers Needed – Go Treva! Riders please check in and RSVP if you can make it. We need a head count to make this work with all of the intersections and Freeway.
 
23
VIRGINIA - 2016 Benefits Open House at Quantico National Cemetery.   Open House Flyer.
 
27
IDAHO - Full military honors funeral will be held at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery @ 1030 hrs. for two WWII veterans.
Press Release.   For more information contact Ned Barker at nedmb@me.com.
 
28
MISSOURI: MIAP Memorial Service for 11 unclaimed veterans at Jefferson Barracks National Veterans Cemetery.   For information contact Don Gerspach, Missouri State Coordinator at mo@miap.us.
 
August
05
CALIFORNIA: Facilitated Movement for a Memorial Run for Edwin Stronan, US Navy.
STAGE/BRIEFING:1030 hours at Fitness Center, 2498 South Main, Red Bluff, CA (near St. Elizabeth Hospital).
KSU:1100 hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery, IGO,CA.
SERVICE:1230 hours at Northern California Veterans Cemetery Chapel.
ROUTE:South Main Freeway onramp to I-5 to Gas Point Road to NCVC.
FOR MORE INFO: Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
NOTE: Riders please check in and RSVP if you can make it. We need a head count to make this work with all of the intersections and Freeway.
 
05
CALIFORNIA (Madera): Memorial ceremony 0900 at VFW Post 1981, then escort for Madera County Veterans Service Officer transporting 6 unclaimed veterans to San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery.  News media and Madera County Board of Supervisors will be present.   For more info contact "Doc" Protzman, VRO and MIAP Project Coordinator for Madera/Fresno Counties at protzman@comcast.net
 
06
CALIFORNIA (Redding): Unload food and equipment at NEED Camp at Wiskeytown for CAMP FOR LIFE. Camp Kids will arrive Sunday by 12 noon.   For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
09
CALIFORNIA: Facilitated Movement for Phillip Dale Hanley, USN by his son to take on his final ride to NCVC, Igo.
STAGE/BRIEFING:1245 hours at Allan & Dahl, Eureka Way, Redding,CA.
KSU:1310 hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery, IGO,CA.
SERVICE:1400 hours at Northern California Veterans Cemetery Chapel.
ROUTE:Route is Hwy 299 to Buenaventura to Placer – Memorial Way.
FOR MORE INFO: Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
09
CALIFORNIA - MIAP picking up Mrs. McNulty, a U.S. Army veteran from Eureka County Coroner to return to Redding for NCVC service.
 
11
CALIFORNIA (Redding) - 0800 hours Riders leaving for Salt Lake City and Helena Mt. Memorial Services depart Redding.
 
13
CALIFORNIA - 1000 hours at NEED Camp to load and exit camp; Camp for Life completed.
 
13
UTAH: Full military honors funeral for 12 veterans at the Utah Veterans Memorial Park.   (Announcement).  
STAGE/BRIEFING:0915 hours at Harley-Davidson of Salt Lake City,2928 S State Street, SLC.
TRANSFER:0930 Hours Dignified transfer of urns into Last Ryde Hearse.
KSU:1000 Hours - SLCPD Escort to Utah Veterans Memorial Park.
SERVICE:1030 hours at Utah Veterans Memorial Park.
FOR MORE INFO: Contact Roger Graves, Utah State & Regional Coordinator at rogergraves@miap.us
 
15
MONTANA - Full military honors funeral for 8 veterans at 1100 hours at the Ft. Harrison VA Cemetery, Helena, Montana.   For more info contact Marty Malone, Montana State Coordinator at marty.malone@miap.us
 
17
CALIFORNIA - MIAP picking up an unclaimed veteran from Lassen County VSO in Alturas on return trip from Helena, Montana for NCVC Service.
 
18
WASHINGTON - Three seperate escorts of 60 unclaimed veterans and spouses to the State Veterans Cemetery at Medical Lake for a full military honors service on September 13, 2016.   ESCORT INFO
 
18
NEW YORK - Full military honors funeral for 1 veteran at 1330 hours at the Calverton National Cemetery.   Family will be present for the ceremony.   For more info contact John Caldarelli, MIAP National Representative & NY State Coordinator at jcaldarelli@optonline.net.
 
19
CALIFORNIA (Redding): “Celebration of Life for Don Whipple” @ 1600 hours at 3840 Cedars St. Redding, CA – near the Sons of Italy hall.
For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
19
PENNSYLVANIA: Full Military Honors for 3 Unclaimed Veterans at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies @ 1100 hrs.
For more info contact Jerry Puff at dragon743@zoominternet.net  or (724) 586-2441 --OR--
John Moore at oohrah@zoominternet.net  or (724)283-7586.
 
24
VIRGINIA: Full military honors funeral for 2 unclaimed veterans at 1100 hrs. at Quantico National Cemetery.   Public Invitation.
For more info contact Forrest Lingenfelter, Asst. State Coordinator & Escort Rider at forre1949@comcast.net, or Brigitte Corbin, Region 8 & Virginia State Coordinator at Region-8@miap.us.
 
29
CALIFORNIA (Mt. Shasta): Facilitated Movement for Dennis Salanti, US Army, retired Police Chief of Dunsmuir CA., brother of Fred.
STAGE/BRIEFING:1230 hours at the Chevron at Exit, Old Oregon Trail/Wonderland Road, North of Redding.
KSU:1245 hours to Mt. Shasta Memorial Park.
SERVICE:1400 hours at Gravesite in Mt. Shasta Memorial Park.
The Siskiyou County Marine Corps Honor team from Yreka will do the Honors.
ROUTE:North on I-5 to Mt. Shasta main exit (second Exit) then left to the Memorial Park.
NOTE:After the short service we will move to the City Park, North of town for TriTip, Chicken BBQ
by Mt. Shasta veterans.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
September
03
VIRGINIA - 2nd Annual Richard "Trike" Amick Memorial Poker Run to benefit MIAP.   For more info see this Flyer.
 
09
CALIFORNIA (Redding): Facilitated Movement for Herman “Sonny” Roberts, US Navy, Submariner.
STAGE/BRIEFING:1120 hours at Allan & Dahl Memorial Chapel, 2655 Eureka Way, Redding.
KSU:1130 hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery.
SERVICE:1230 hours at NCVC Chapel.
ROUTE:Normal route out Hwy 299 to Buenaventura to Placer to Memorial Way.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
13
WASHINGTON - Full Military Honors service for 60 unclaimed veterans and spouses at State Veterans Cemetery, Medical Lake, WA.   See 08/18 above for escort info.
For more info contact Bob Patrick, State Coordinator at Washington@miap.us.
 
16
CALIFORNIA (Anderson): Facilitated Movement for Rudy Castenada, USN.
STAGE/BRIEFING:0930 hours at American Indian Full Gospel Church, 4988 So Barney St. in Anderson (off 273 to Deschutes Road but take first exit to right at the turnabout).
KSU:0950 hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery.
SERVICE:at NCVC Chapel.
ROUTE:to be determined by the number of cars in procession (est. 20-30 vehicles). All available escorts needed.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
21
MISSOURI - Linda Smith to give MIAP presentation at a Naval Reunion in Branson.
For more info contact Linda Smith, MIAP National Vicew President at sailormom@miap.us.
 
23
CALIFORNIA: Facilitated Movement for Phillip Kuhns.
STAGE/BRIEFING:0950 Hours at Westwood Village parking lot, South of Humble Joes at the recycle station.
KSU:1005 hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery.
SERVICE:at NCVC Chapel.
ROUTE:Hwy 273 to Clear Creek Rd to Memorial Way, IGO. All available escorts needed.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
27
NEW YORK - Full military honors funeral for 27 unclaimed veterans including two veterans from the Spanish American War, at Long Island National Cemetery.   For more info contact John Caldarelli, MIAP National Representative at JCadarelli@optonline.net or (631)-261-3807.   See Announcement
 
October
02
VIRGINIA - Brothers In Arms Motorcycle Club, Yorktown Chapter is having a raffle to benefit MIAP.   For more info see Flyer.
For info about BIAMC go HERE.
 
05
CALIFORNIA - At 1800 hours on SiriusXM Radio Channel 125: Hosts Brigadier General John E. Michel and COL Matthew “Monty” Fritz Interview with Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President.
 
06
OREGON: Facilitated Movement for Harold Baker, USN.
STAGE/BRIEFING:1215 Hours at Chapel of the Valley, 2065 Upper River Rd., Grants Pass, OR.
KSU:1245 hours to Eagle Point National Cemetery.
SERVICE:1400 at Eagle Point National Cemetery.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Bud Thieme, Oregon State Coordinator and National Financial Officer at bikerpapa@miap.us or (541) 660-2619   -OR-   Dave Pearson, Ride Captain at proof114@charter.net or (541) 660-1327
 
07
CALIFORNIA: Facilitated Movement for William Haskin, US Army.
STAGE/BRIEFING:1415 Hours at Allen & Dahl, Deschutes Rd, Palo Cedro.
KSU:1430 hours to Millville Cemetery.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
12
CALIFORNIA: Facilitated Movement for three US military veterans from Sonoma County.
STAGE/BRIEFING:1000 Hours at Pleasant Hills Mortuary, 1700 Pleasant Hill Rd, Sebastopol.
KSU:NLT 1045 hours to Sacramento Valley National Cemetery (SVNC) in Dixon.
ROUTE:Available HERE
FUEL STOP/REST:Texaco Station in Dixon where riders should have time to fuel and eat. The Capital Region PGR will join the FM here.
NOTE:Any riders wishing to join the procession in progress can do so at the truck pull out on Hwy 37 just east of Lakeville Hwy (hwy 116). Estimated to pass there at approx 11:15 hrs. The procession will not stop.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Ron Collier, CA State Coordinator & Sonoma County VRO and Ride Captain at redlightron@comcast.net
 
14
C A N C E L L E D !!!
CALIFORNIA: Facilitated Movement from the Redding Rodeo Grounds to Win River as a result of inclement weather and the cancellation of events outdoors. MIAP will assist the North State Riders that have completed the Remembrance Ride (Big Bike Weekend).
STAGE/BRIEFING:1920 hours at Civic Center Main Door (under the cover, if raining and available) after completion of the Remembrance Ride (app 1915 hours) to explain weather, route, speed.
KSU:1930 hours to Win River Motel.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
15
S. ARIZONA - Full military honors funeral for 17 veterans at the Southern Arizona Veteran's Cemetery in Marana, AZ.   For more info contact Ed Torres, Southern Arizona State Coordinator at ArizonaSouth@miap.us
Mission Notice & Details
 
22
FLORIDA - Full military honors funeral for 16 unclaimed veterans and 4 spouses at South Florida National Cemetery.
For more info see this Public Invitation.
 
26
N. ARIZONA - Full military honors funeral for 13 veterans at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, Cave Creek @ Pinnacle Peak Rd., Phoenix AZ.   For more info contact "Tex" Taylor, Northern Arizona State Coordinator at ArizonaNorth@miap.us
Mission Notice & Details
 
26
CALIFORNIA - MIAP presentation given by Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President, and Bob Pasero, MIAP National Chaplain & Glenn County VRO at FCI Dublin Veteran's Retreat.
For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us     Information Flyer
 
28
CALIFORNIA: Facilitated Movement for Theron Hansen, US Navy.
STAGE/BRIEFING:1110 Hours at Allan & Dahl, 2655 Eureka Way, Redding.
KSU:1130 hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery.
SERVICE:1230 hours at NCVC.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
November
05
CALIFORNIA: (Shasta)Veteran’s Day Parade.
STAGE:0830 Hours for Breakfast at Shasta Lake Fire hall.
RESTAGE:0915 Hours at east end of Fire hall parking lot for distribution of ducks, then move to Start of Parade on Shasta Lake Blvd.
KSU:0950 hours ahead of full parade to distribute ducks. Then return to MIAP Parade Float for those riding on truck or bike.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
10
MISSOURI - Full military honors funeral for previously unclaimed WWII veteran at Springfield National Veterans Cemetery.
For more info contact Don Gerspach, State Coordinator at mo@miap.us.   Press Release & Invitation to Attend
 
10
CALIFORNIA: (Redding)Facilitated Movement for Paul Breeze from Our Lady of Mercy Church on Shasta View to Redding Cemetery.
STAGE:1020 Hours at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church 2600 Shasta View Dr. (south end)
KSU:1040 hours to Redding Cemetery at McDonalds Funeral Chapel, 1275 Continental St.
BURIAL:1130 hours.
ROUTE:North to Hwy 44 on ramp at Shasta View to Convention Center off ramp, across the Bridge on Auditorium Dr, West to Continental, left to Cemetery Entrance on right.
NOTE:ALL HELP NEEDED!
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
11
CALIFORNIA - Veteran's Day Celebration at NCVC. MIAP hot dog cart serving hot dogs, hamburgers.
Check with Treva for help/items needed at trevamay@charter.net
 
12-13
CALIFORNIA (Redding): MIAP information booth at Holiday Inn Redding Gun Show.
For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
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CALIFORNIA (Anderson):Facilitated Movement for Anderson Toy Run.
STAGE:1115 at Becca's for road assignments (earlier if eating).
1st KSU:1145 hours to Walmart Supercenter or assigned roads.
2nd KSU:1230 hours to Anderson River Park.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
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NEVADA - Full military honors funeral for 16 unclaimed veterans at the Nevada Veterans Cemeterey in Fernley @1500 hours.
For more info contact Fernando Hernandez, MIAP Volunteer at fhernan777@gmail.com or (755) 560-9694.
Facilitated Movement Details
 
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NEW YORK: Full military honors funeral for two veterans at Calverton National Cemetery.   For more info contact John Caldarelli, State Coordinator at jcaldarelli@optonline.net
 
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CALIFORNIA (Corning):Facilitated Movement for Bruce Polwort, US Army & Vietnam Veteran.
STAGE:1015 at Bartel’s Giant Burger, 22355 Corning Road (just west of I-5 at offramp #631) in Corning.
BRIEF:1020 Meet the family and FM briefing.
KSU:1030 hours to Orland Cemetery on Road P between Roads 24 & 25.
ROUTE:Enter I-5 SB in Corning. Exit I-5 in Orland exit #619 EB onto Highway 32 towards Chico. Continue 3.6 miles
through Orland to County Road P. Turn SB on County Road P, go 3 miles to arrive at Orland Cemetery.
NOTES:
REDDING RIDERS:Allow sufficient time to meet at the Rendezvous Location by 1015 hours.
STAGE:0845 at Bowman Road Chevron.
KSU:0850 to Bartel's.
DIRECTIONS:Take I-5 South (Approx 47 miles) to exit 631 in Corning. Turn west to meet in the
parking lot at Bartel’s (estimated time from Redding to Bartel’s is 50 minutes).
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Bob Pasero, National Chaplain at bpasero@sbcglobal.net or (530)870-1559
 
December
03
CALIFORNIA (Corning):Corning Christmas Tree Lighting Parade (pass out goodies to kids along route).
STAGE:1530 at Cottonwood; Bowman Rd. Mini Mart.
RESTAGE:1630 hours at Corning Chamber of Commerce; near police station to receive goodies for kids and last
minute instructions.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
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WASHINGTON:Full military honors funeral for previously unclaimed Civil War veteran James Powers and his wife at TNC.
STAGE:Lawless Harley Davidson, 3715 E. Valley Rd. Renton, WA.
KSU:1100 hours for Tahoma National Cemetery.
SERVICE:1200 hours.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Bob Patrick, State Coordinator at Washington@miap.us or (206) 450-0620
 
10
CALIFORNIA (IGO): Wreaths Across America ceremony at Northern California Veterans Cemetery. (Nat'l WAA is 12/17)
For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
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CALIFORNIA: (Redding)Kmart delivery of toys to children.
STAGE:1150 at Kmart to pick up toys.
KSU:1230 hours to deliver to children.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
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CALIFORNIA (Redding): 1800 hours BOD VETS dinner at Gaia Hotel for invited guests from Walmart, Our Support Group, workers from Camp for Life.   For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
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CALIFORNIA (Red Bluff): Full Facilitated Movement from Red Bluff to Dixon (SVNC) for Wreaths Across America.
For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
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CALIFORNIA (Redding): Servicemen’s Feast @ at the Veteran’s Hall for Firemen, Police Officers, Sheriff’s office and of course Veteran’s!   Servicemen Feast!.   For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 

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Updated: 12/14/2016