COHOES - Engineer Soldiers from Detachment 1, 1st Platoon, 1156th Engineer Company (Vertical) based in Kingston and some members of the 152nd Eng. Co. clear brush and debris from around Lock 15 on the outskirts of Cohoes on June 15.
The City of Cohoes requested the assistance of the N.Y. National Guard to assist in restoring and renovating this historic area in order to transform it into a bike and walking trail for the city residents. The area was once an extension of the Erie Canal.
DMNA Press Releases
NY National Guard In the News
Army Times -- Fri, 26 May 2017 New York National Guard leaders visit troops serving in Kuwait CAMP ARIFIJAN, KUWAIT Maj. Gen. Anthony German, the adjutant general of New York, got a firsthand look at the missions New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are conducting during a... (more)
Altus (Oklahoma) Times -- Fri, 26 May 2017 From 'Lost Boy' to citizen airman, Sudanese immigrant joins New York Air STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. - Thirty years ago and 6,000 miles away, Airman 1st Class Francis Andrew was a seven-year-old "Lost Boy." Andrew was one of about 20,000 Sundanese... (more)
WRGB -- Thu, 25 May 2017 New York National Guard marks Memorial Day with ceremony LATHAM, NY (WRGB)--National Guardsmen gathered Wednesday to honor New Yorkers who made the ultimate sacrifice, ahead of this Memorial Day weekend.