1st Lieutenant Shawn Tabankin and members of Company C, 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry present honors as they approach Saint Patrick's Cathedral in New York City on March 17, 2008. The Citizen Soldiers of "The Fighting 69th" attended the morning mass to receive the blessing of New York Cardinal Edward Egan before marching up Fifth Avenue in the Saint Patrick's Day Parade. The New York Army National Guard infantry battalion has led the city parade on Saint Patrick's Day for more than 150 years. U.S. Army Photo by Lt. Col. Richard Goldenberg (RELEASED)
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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.