New York Army National Guardsman Sgt. Kevin Krantz, a member of A Company of the 27th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, joined 60 Soldiers, Airmen and Marines in unfurling a 60 foot by 30 foot American flag prior to the New Year�s Day National Hockey League game between the Buffalo Sabres and the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The over 7,000 fans who packing Buffalo's Ralph Williams Stadium on a snowy day, also watched a flyover from three UH-60 Blackhawks belonging to the New York Army National Guard's 3rd Battalion 142nd Aviation, prior to the games start.
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NY National Guard In the News
We Are The Mighty -- Wed, 23 Aug 2017 These are the airmen who fly to the coldest places on Earth "Pole to pole." These three words are the motto of the 109th Airlift Wing - at Stratton Air National Guard Base in Scotia, New York - and though short, it is an accurate synopsis... (more)
Times Union -- Mon, 21 Aug 2017 Saratoga Springs resident promoted to major general Raymond Shields of Saratoga Springs an Afghanistan War veteran, has been promoted to New York Army National Guard major general during a ceremony at Division of Military and Naval Affairs... (more)
army.mil -- Mon, 21 Aug 2017 New York City said goodbye to National Guard with massive parade in August 1917 NEW YORK -- Before they walked down the gangplank onto French soil in April 1918; 25,000 New York National Guard Soldiers walked down Fifth Avenue in August 1917 so New York City could say... (more)