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New York Guard Soldiers Honored by New York Mets

NEW YORK-- New York Army National Guard Soldiers Staff Sgt. Donald Leinfelder (left) Sergeant Timothy Gould (Center) and SPC Ismael E. Diaz (right) stand with Navy Engineman Second Class Timothy Carlton and Marine First Lieutenant Matthew A. Krempel during a recognition ceremony at Citi Field during the Mets home game against Pittsburgh on Memorial Day. The servicemembers were honored during the game’s Seventh Inning Stretch. Leinfelder received a Purple Heart when he was injured in combat in Iraq; Gould holds the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster due to injuries he sustained fighting in Afghanistan; and Diaz was awarded the Army Commendation Medal with V device for leading Afghan National Army Soldiers in a counterattack during an ambush.

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Times Union -- Thu, 12 Jul 2018 1918 casualty a notable son The casualty list released by the American Expeditionary Force on July 21, 1918 listed 64 American soldiers and marines killed in action and 28 missing.But the name reporters noticed first... (more)

Weather Channel -- Thu, 12 Jul 2018 Heres How You Land a Plane on Greenlands Ice Sheet How does a giant military plane take off and land on ice? Kait Parker goes to Greenlands ice sheet to find out.

Associated Press -- Thu, 12 Jul 2018 NYC soldier was Army division's 1st combat loss in WWI SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - A century ago this week, the New York National Guard's 27th Division lost its first soldier in combat in World War I.

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