Photo by Lt. Col. Paul Fanning, Joint Forces Headquarters-NY
NEW YORK CITY-Members of the New York National Guard's Joint Task Force Empire Shield joined representatives of the New York Police and Fire Departments in welcoming a British Team that bicycled across the United States to New York on Saturday, June 13.
The five-man British Team, two Royal Air Force members and three support team members were riding across the country as a fundraiser for wounded British veterans.
The British team are, from left, Sgt. Jason Lewis, Police Contstable Peter Taylor, Roy Hunte, Mike Andrews, and Warrant Officer Nick Styles.
The New York National Guard coordinated with New York City Officials to allow the British cyclists to lay a wreath at Ground Zero, where the World Trade Center once stood.
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