QUEENS--Members of the New York Guard’s 88th Brigade take part in a ceremony commemorating members of the Irish Brigade who died during the Civil War Battle of Fredericksburg, which took place from Dec. 11-15 in 1862.
During the Dec. 11, 2010 ceremony New York Guard members were joined by members of the New York National Guard’s 1st Battalion 69th Infantry, and the Veterans Corps of Artillery, an historic military unit, in placing a wreath at a memorial to the Irish Brigade in First Calvary Cemetery.
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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.