BASRA, Iraq-- New York Army National Guard Major James Wood, Operations Officer for the 501st Ordnance Battalion (Explosive Ordinance Disposal) reads the names and biographies of EOD Soldiers who gave their lives during operations in 2010 during a memorial service held at the chapel here on May 7. The 501st, based in Scotia, NY is in command of EOD Soldiers operating in Southern Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn.
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New York Times -- Sun, 28 Feb 2021 African-American Sacrifice in the Killing Fields of France:They fought and died as heroes for their country in World War I, only for segregation to persist SCHAULT, France The modest granite monument at the entrance to Schault, a village in eastern France, commemorates the sacrifice of the United States 369th Infantry Regiment, African-Americans... (more)
Democrat & Chronicle, -- Fri, 26 Feb 2021 Helicopter crash victims remembered: We lost three of our best The moment of silence in the aircraft hangar was pierced only by the airplane taking off in the distance. In ceremony befitting three fallen heroes, 400 people gathered to remember the selfless... (more)
WROC -- Fri, 26 Feb 2021 Memorial service honors fallen National Guard members ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) A memorial service was held Friday to honor the three National Guard soldiers who died last month after a helicopter crash in Mendon. Chief Warrant Officers 54-year-old... (more)