NYS Military Museum and Veterans Research Center Director Michael Aikey discusses New York State’s display of World War II artifacts and exhibits with WMHT public television producer Matt Ryan at the Saratoga Springs Military Museum on July 25, 2007. The Capital District public television station airs the Ken Burns documentary “The War” this Sunday, September 23 at 8 p.m. and wanted perspectives from the Military Museum on New York’s preservation of Second World War oral histories and artifacts. The seven-part series, directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, tells the story of the Second World War through the personal accounts of a handful of men and women.
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Associated Press -- Sat, 03 Dec 2016 NY Army National Guard support unit getting new commander CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Army National Guard unit that provides military police, transportation and other support elements is getting a new commander.
Associated Press -- Fri, 02 Dec 2016 NY-based Air Guard Unit Rescues Buzz Aldrin from South Pole GLENVILLE, N.Y. The U.S. military air crew that evacuated former astronaut Buzz Aldrin from the South Pole is a New York-based National Guard unit that specializes in missions to some of... (more)
Time Warner Cable News -- Thu, 01 Dec 2016 Out of This World: Astronaut Legend Buzz Aldrin Saved by Scotia's 109th Airlift Wing One of the first men to walk on the surface of the moon was medically evacuated from the South Pole and hospitalized Thursday -- some New York National Guard members aided in that effort.