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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NationalGuard.mil -- Wed, 10 Feb 2016 Black New York Army National Guard Officer overcame discrimination in 1964 BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Col. Otho van Exel fought in World War II, commanded four times and was one of the first African-Americans to attend the Army War College.
army.mil -- Tue, 09 Feb 2016 Deployments make Guard doctor better hometown physician COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (Feb. 5, 2016) -- Ebola and malaria aren't diseases doctors working in the hometown of the Baseball Hall of Fame expect to deal with.
National Guard.mil -- Tue, 09 Feb 2016 New York National Guard works wth state officials to monitor wild turkeys CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. - There's nothing new about setting up an ambush at Camp Smith Training Site, the New York National Guards training facility here. Troops have been conducting tactical... (more)