Photo by Lt. Col. Paul Fanning, Joint Forces Headquarters-NY (Released)
TUXEDO, NY--Barbara Allen and her sons Trevor, Collin, Sean and Jeremy, pose with a picture of her husband, 1st Lt. Lou Allen, who was killed in Tikrit, Iraq in June 2005, during a ceremony honoring Allen and his family held on Friday, Jan. 22 at George F. Baker High School, where Allen taught.
Allen, who was assigned to the 42nd Infantry Division, was killed in a non-combat incident.
His portrait was painted by Phil Taylor of the American Fallen Soldiers Project who honors Soldiers by painting their portraits for their families.
NY National Guard In the News
Black Knights -- Tue, 03 Dec 2013
MISSION FIRST: Man On A Mission
Ask Peter Carey about his days at West Point and he’s quick to tell you he was a back-up quarterback for four years and barely saw the field. Ask others who know Peter Carey and they... (more)
Hudson Valley YNN -- Tue, 03 Dec 2013
More than 100 Christmas trees shipped to military families
BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. -- For the ninth year in a row, New York Army National Guard Soldiers piled into the Ellms’ Christmas Tree Farm in Ballston Spa, to help deliver some Christmas Spirit,... (more)
Wall Street Journal -- Mon, 02 Dec 2013
NY tree farms donate Christmas trees for troops
BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. -- A Saratoga County tree farm is collecting Christmas trees from eastern New York growers for the Trees for Troops program, which delivers the holiday evergreens to military... (more)