CONCORD, MASS- New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Christian Hager,a member of the 2nd Battalion 108th Infantry from Batavia, runs across the Old North Bridge here at the conclusion of the Northeast Region Best Warrior competition on May 15, 2015. Hager won the New York Army National Guard Best Warrior competition in the NCO category. The competition was held at Camp Edwards May 12-15 and wrapped up with a 12-kilometer road march that ended at the historic site. The Old North Bridge marks the spot at which Massachusetts militia members fired back at British soldiers on April 19, 1775.
Democrat and Chronicle -- Fri, 22 May 2015Rochester soldier to accept honor for black WWI hero He first heard the name of Henry Johnson after being assigned to the Army National Guard base last fall in Latham, just outside of Albany.
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