Missing In America Project
"It's The Right Thing To Do!"
2017 Calendar

January
03
CALIFORNIA (Redding): "Facilitated Movement" for Michael Stanley Stovich Sr., US Navy 1945-46 aboard USS Guadalcanal.
STAGE:1045 hours @ Hoyt-Cole Chapel of the Flower 816 Walnut St Red Bluff.
BRIEF:1100 hours
KSU:1115 hours to NCVC
SERVICE:1230 hours at the Chapel.
NOTES #1:
REDDING RIDERS:
STAGE:1000 at Bowman Road Chevron.
KSU:1015 to Red Bluff.
NOTES #2:
ORLAND RIDERS:meet at Chapel of Flowers, Red Bluff by 1050 hours following your staging instructions from Orland to Red Bluff.
NOTES #3: Please RSVP if attending so I can plan. Susan has a back procedure at 7:30 and 1100 hours on Tuesday. I would like to be with her if enough riders.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
13
CALIFORNIA (Redding): "Facilitated Movement" for Michael Wallace, USN.
STAGE:1105 hours @ Allan & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Eureka Way Redding.
BRIEF:1120 hours
KSU:1130 hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery
SERVICE:1230 hours at the NCVC Chapel.
ROUTE:Hwy 299 to Buenaventura to Placer and Memorial Way
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
25
SOUTH CAROLINA: "Facilitated Movement" for 4 Veterans from WWII and Vietnam:   Invitation to Attend
STAGE & BRIEF:1250 hours @ Speedway 2949 Highway 501 Aynor, South Carolina.
KSU:1300 hours to Florence National Cemetery, 803 E. National Cemetery Road, Florence, SC.
SERVICE:1400 hours at Florence National Cemetery.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Larry Truax at truaxlw@gmail.com or (843) 855-7050.
 
February
02
CALIFORNIA (Redding): "Facilitated Movement" for Margaret Mae Scheidecker, spouse of deceased veteran Edward John Scheidecker, WWII.
SERVICE:1100 hours at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2440 Hilltop Dr.
STAGE:1130 hours: Quietly @ south end of Trinity Lutheran Church, 2440 Hilltop Dr.
BRIEF:1145 hours
KSU:1205 hours to Lawncrest Cemetery, 1522 E. Cypress, St.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
18
CALIFORNIA (Redding):"Facilitated Movement" requested by family of Pricilla.  
STAGE:1150 hours @ Crosspoint Community Church, 2690 Hartnell Ave.
KSU:1230 hours from church Eastbound on Hartnell.
ROUTE: East on Hartnell to Oregon Trail/Airport, left on Old Alturas then right on Old Alturas to Millville Cemetery, 23799 Old 44 Dr, Millville, CA.
SERVICE:Memorial upon arrival at Millville Cemetery.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
23
NEW YORK: Full military honors service for 2 veterans at Calverton National Cemetery.
For more info contact John Caldarelli, National Representative at jcaldarelli@optonline.net.
 
24
CALIFORNIA (Redding):"Facilitated Movement" for Samuel Pitts Jr. USN.  
STAGE:0945 hours @ Allan & Dahl Memorial Chapel, 2655 Eureka Way.
KSU:1015 hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery.
ROUTE:Normal route out Hwy 299 to Buenaventura to Placer to Memorial Way.
SERVICE:1100 hours at NCVC Committal Shelter unless weather forces change to Memorial Bldg.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
March
22
PENNSYLVANIA: Full military honors service for 1 previously unclaimed veteran, 1100 hrs. at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.
For more info contact Brigitte Corbin, VA State & Region 8 Coordinator at Region-8@miap.us or (757) 871-5980.
Invitation to Attend
 
25
USA - Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day!
 
25
CALIFORNIA: Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day!     WHVVD Event Info     VVA Flyer     VVA Info
For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us.
 
28
ILLINOIS: Full Military Honors Service for 1 previously unclaimed veteran at the Abraham Lincoln National Veterans Cemetery, Elwood, IL.
For more info contact Don Gerspach at mo@miap.us.    Press Release
 
April
01
FLORIDA: CALL TO HONOR #11 - 1100 hours Full military honors service for 20 veterans and spouses.   Boynton Memorial Chapel, FH & Crematory at South Florida National Cemetery, 6501 FL State Rd 7, Lake Worth.
For more information contact Kathy Church, Florida State Coordinator at miapjax@yahoo.com or (904) 219-3035.
 
11
NEW JERSEY: Full Military Honors Service for 8 previously unclaimed veterans at the BG William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery in Wrightstown, NJ.   Public Invitation
For more information contact Rich Gough, Cremains Project Chairman, Vietnam Veterans of America Shore Area Chapter 12 at rpg3706@aol.com or (732) 350-7926.
 
12
VIRGINIA: Full Military Honors Service for 1 previously unclaimed veteran and internment for 1 spouse of a veteran.
Public Invitation
For more information contact Forrest Lingenfelter, Assistant Virginia State Coordinator at forre1949@comcast.net or (703) 407-5356.
 
13
NEW YORK: Full military honors service for 1 veteran at Calverton National Cemetery at 1330 hrs.
For more information contact John Caldarelli, National Representative & New York State Coordinator at jcaldarelli@optonline.net.
 
15
S. ARIZONA:Full Military Honors Service for 10 (as of this date) previously unclaimed veterans:   Invitation to Attend
STAGE:0800 hours @ Adair Funeral Home Avalon Chapel, 8090 N. Northern Ave. Tucson, AZ.
CREMAINS TRANSFER:0830 hours
KSU: NLT 0900 hours to Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Marana, 15950 N. Luckett Rd., Marana AZ.
ESTIMATED ETA:1025 hours.
SERVICE:1100 hours.
FOR MORE INFO:Ed Torres, S. Arizona State Coordinator at ArizonaSouth@miap.us or (520) 358-8406
-OR-   Bob "Pointman" Day at pointmanusn@gmail.com or (520) 784-9235.
 
18
NEW JERSEY: Full Military Honors Service for 5 previously unclaimed veterans at the BG William C Doyle Veterans Cemetery in Wrightstown, NJ.   Public Invitation.
 
18
CALIFORNIA (Redding):"Facilitated Movement" for Donald Eugene Gogan SR., Retired Air Force Veteran.
STAGE:0945 hours @ Allan & Dahl Memorial Chapel, 2655 Eureka Way.
KSU:1010 hours to Northern California Veterans Cemetery.
ROUTE:Normal route out Hwy 299 to Buenaventura to Placer to Memorial Way.
SERVICE:1100 hours at NCVC Memorial Bldg.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
18
ILLINOIS:Full Military Honors Service for 1 previously unclaimed veteran at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.
STAGE/BRIEFING:1030 hours @ ALNC.
FLAGLINE/SERVICE:1100 hours @ ALNC.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact "Bogie" Boguszewski, Illinois State Coordinator at bogiesworld@sbcglobal.net
 
21
TEXAS: 1000 hours Full military honors service for 6 veterans at Ft Sam Houston National Cemetery.
For more information contact Joyce Earnest, MIAP Volunteer at je2096@yahoo.com or (210) 508-1139.
 
24
CALIFORNIA:"Facilitated Movement" for Donald & Barbara Ward to Northern California Veterans Cemetery.
STAGE/BRIEFING:0950 hours @ A&D, 2030 Howard St. in Anderson.
KSU:1000 hours to NCVC.
SERVICE:1100 hours @ NCVC.
ROUTE:Normal route north on Hwy 273 to Clear Creek to Memorial Way, to NCVC.
FOR MORE INFO:Contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us
 
26
GEORGIA: Full Military Honors Service for 5 previously unclaimed veterans at the Georgia National Cemetery, Canton GA.
Press Release
For more information contact Dan Poirier, MIAP Volunteer at miaga30512@gmail.com.
 
27
NEW YORK: Full Military Honors Service for 1 previously unclaimed veteran at Calverton National Cemetery at 1330hrs.
For more info contact John Caldarelli, National Representative at jcaldarell@optonline.net.
 
28-30
CALIFORNIA (Redding): Cool April Nights - MIAP cooking at T&B.
For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us.
 
31
WASHINGTON: Escort Riders and vehicles depart Renton, WA. This is a "Facilitated Movement" for 6 yr. old Donald Thompson, dependent of Veteran from Seattle, WA to Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego, CA.   WWI Veteran & Son
(also see May 01 thru 05)
For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us.
 
May
1  
WASHINGTON, OREGON: "Facilitated Movement" for 6 yr. old Donald Thompson (continued ...) Escort will spend the night at Grants Pass, OR. and pick up Oregon Escort Riders. (also see May 02-05)
For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us.
 
02-04    
WASHINGTON, OREGON, CALIFORNIA (Redding): "Facilitated Movement" for 6 yr. old Donald Thompson (continued ...) WA & OR Escort will arrive at TA on Knighton Road for Lunch and will pick up California Escort Riders.     Redding to San Diego Route Info
For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us.
 
05
CALIFORNIA (San Diego): Internment Service for 6 yr. old Donald Thompson to join his father Robert Henry Thompson, PVT, US Army at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery (Section A-F, Site #1032), Cabrillo Memorial Drive, San Diego, CA.
WWI Veteran & Son   Escort Details at San Diego.
For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us.
 
05
South Carolina: Full Military Honors Service for 3 previously unclaimed veterans at Florence National Cemetery at 1400hrs.
For more info contact Larry Truax at truaxlw@gmail.com.
 
20
VIRGINIA: Hands of Rescue Inc. Festival to benefit Missing In America Project.   Flyer.
For more info contact Brigitte Corbin, Region 8 & Virginia State Coordinator at Region-8@miap.us or (757) 871-5980..
 
20
CALIFORNIA (Redding): Fallen Rider Memorial Run and Dinner.     FRMR Registration     Camp for Life Dinner.
For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us.
 
29
CALIFORNIA (NCVC Igo): Memorial Day Cemetery Program - MIAP cooking for workers, bands, disabled veterans.
For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us.
 
June
17
FLORIDA: "Call To Honor #12" Full Military Honors Service for 13 veterans and 8 spouses of veterans.
Public Invitation.
For more info contact Kathy Church, Florida State Coordinator at miapjax@yahoo.com or (904) 219-3035.
 
July
 
August
05-12
CALIFORNIA (Redding): Camp for Life for children with serious illness that go to Camp for relief.
For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us.
 
September
30
UTAH: Full military honors service for 13 unclaimed veterans at Utah Veterans Memorial Park.  
For more information contact Roger Graves, Utah State & Regional Coordinator at rogergraves@miap.us or (435) 272-7541.
 
October
06-08
CALIFORNIA (Redding): Big Bike Weekend.
For more info contact Fred Salanti, MIAP National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us.
 
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Updated: 04/25/2017