NEW YORK -- Pfc. Russell Simplice, from the New York Guard&rsquot;s 14th Brigade in NYC, a volunteer of the New York Guard state defense force, sprang into action to rescue an infant and family members following a vehicle crash near his home in Queens April 3.
Photo by Warrant Officer Ubon Mendie.
Democrat and Chronicle -- Fri, 22 May 2015Rochester 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.
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