Soldiers Support Jets, Giants Preseason Opener
MEADOWLANDS STADIUM, EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New York Army National Guard Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 258th Field Artillery’s Headquarters Battery, Battery A and Battery B assist during the preseason exhibition game opener Aug. 16, 2010, displaying the American Flag on the field alongside military personnel from the active Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard.
The military servicemen and women appeared before a crowd of more than 80,000 fans who later watched the Giants " Big Blue" defeat the Jets "Gang Green" 31-16.
NY National Guard In the News
Times Union -- Wed, 27 May 2015
Airman in high demand advances in rank
An airman who has a way in making the most of staring at the clouds is in high demand.
Shawn Peno of Schenectady, who has a weather expertise, has been promoted to Air National Guard senior... (more)
Politics 365 -- Tue, 26 May 2015
President Obama to Award WWI Private Henry Johnson Medal of Honor
Next week President Obama will award the Medal of Honor posthumously to two World War I veterans, one, Henry Johnson, is African American.
Democrat and Chronicle -- Fri, 22 May 2015
Rochester soldier to accept honor for black WWI hero
He first heard the name of Henry Johnson after being assigned to the Army National Guard base last fall in Latham, just outside of Albany.
Louis Wilson said he went online and started researching.... (more)