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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Army.mil -- Wed, 01 Mar 2017 New York Army National Guard Troops Save Plane-Crash Victim WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. -- An ordinary training day turned into a rescue mission for New York Army National Guard aviation Soldiers, who rescued a pilot from a fiery plane crash at Gabreski... (more)
Associated Press -- Wed, 01 Mar 2017 Last of NY Air Guard Unit Deployed to S. Pole Returning Home SCOTIA, N.Y. (AP) The last 19 members of a New York Air National Guard unit supporting scientific research in Antarctica are returning home to their upstate base.
WNBC -- Mon, 27 Feb 2017 Victims in Small Plane Crash in NY Identified; Off-Duty FDNY Firefighters Were Among Guardsmen Who Rescued Sole Survivor Two off-duty FDNY firefighters were among the group of U.S. Army National Guardsmen who rescued a pilot from a plane crash on Long Island that killed two others on Sunday.