Your Browser does not support "cascading style sheets" (CSS).
To view this page correctly you must enable support for this feature through your browser preferences.
Download full resolution image National Guard Poet Remembered

National Guard Poet Remembered

FORT DRUM-- Lt. Col. James Gonyo, commander of the New York
Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion 69th Infantry displays the crucifix carried by Sgt. Joyce Kilmer, a famous poet and member of the 69th Infantry’s intelligence section who was killed in action in World War I. Kilmer’s crucifix has been handed down from commander to commander since then and carried on a daily basis. Kilmer, who wrote the poem "Trees" penned the poem "Rouge Bouquet" about death on the battlefield shortly before his own death.

DMNA Press Releases

LoadingLoading Press Releases...

NY National Guard In the News

WTEN -- Mon, 05 Dec 2022 Former president honored in Kinderhook (video) KINDERHOOK, N.Y. (NEWS10) The New York National Guard celebrated former Pres. Martin Van Burens birthday on Monday. They placed a wreath at his gravesite in Kinderhook. Van Buren was born... (more)

NationalGuard.mil -- Fri, 02 Dec 2022 New York Guardsman Responds to In-flight Medical Emergency ALBANY, N.Y. An ordinary Thanksgiving Day flight turned into an effort to save a life for New York Air National Guard Master Sgt. Daniel Conley, a medical technician assigned to the 105th... (more)

National Guard.mil -- Fri, 02 Dec 2022 New York National Guard Soldiers Share Holiday Spirit BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. Two dozen New York National Guard Soldiers helped spread the holiday spirit by volunteering to load donated Christmas trees bound for service members and their families... (more)

© NYS DMNA: Home
URL: http://dmna.ny.gov/?id=1305812321
Dated: Mon, May 30, 2011 @ 6:33