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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Time Warner Cable News -- Tue, 21 Feb 2017 Rosetta Burke Became New York State's First Female Brigadier General Rosetta Burke is a true trailblazer -- serving our country in the National Guard and becoming the first female general. In the next part of our series, 'Facing the Rising Sun: Profiles of... (more)
Times Union -- Tue, 21 Feb 2017 Four Capital Region museums explore World War I: Museums look at local buildup to conflict The impact of World War I on New York and the Capital Region is a story that state and local museums are telling as the centennial of the U.S. entry into the war approaches.
Times Union -- Mon, 20 Feb 2017 Gillibrand tours Stratton Air Base; emphasizes support for missions in Greenland, Antarctica During a tour of the Stratton Air National Guard Base on Sunday, U.S. Sen. Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand stressed the importance of the country's continued presence on the Earth's North and... (more)