NEW YORK-- The New York Army National Guard Color Guard leads a contingent from Joint Forces Headquarters--New York up Fifth Avenue during the annual Veterans Day Parade Wednesday, Nov. 11 in New York City.
More than 1,500 members of the New York Army National Guard, including the famouse "Fighting 69th", the 1st Battalion 69th Infantry, the 1st Battalion 258th Field Artillery and the 369th Sustainment Brigade, which earned the nickname "Harlem Hellfighters" in World War I. Members of the New York Air National Guart also participated.
The Color Guard presented the flag during the opening ceremony of the New York Knicks game Wednesday night while Staff Sgt. Brooke Leavitt sang the National Anthem.
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defense.gov -- Wed, 21 Jun 2017 Face of Defense: Guardsman Trains Next Generation of Shooters For New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Michael Kapela, his seventh Adjutant General's Combat Sustainment Training Exercise -- known as the "TAG Match" -- was more meaningful... (more)
army.mil -- Wed, 21 Jun 2017 New York National Guard officer is Army National Guard Logistician of the CAMP SMITH TRAINING SITE, CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. - Major David Myones, the logistics officer for the New York Army National Guard's 53rd Troop Command is not just a good logistics officer,... (more)
Associated Press -- Tue, 20 Jun 2017 New book on bloody WWII battle inspired by NY veteran ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) When military history author Bill Sloan sought inspiration for his new book on World War II in the Pacific, he found it in a then-96-year-old combat veteran from upstate... (more)