NEW YORK - Soldiers from the New York Army National Guard’s 369th Sustainment Brigade secure a piece of World Trade Center steel in the bed of a military vehicle here at the Port Authority warehouse in Brooklyn July 26.
The Soldiers ( from left) Staff Sgt. Nicholas Pelliccio from the brigade headquarters company, Spec. Sebastian Rothwyn from the 719th Transportation Company, Staff Sgt. Anthony Marshall of the 369th Early Entry Element, Capt. J.C. Bravo of the brigade headquarters company and Spc. Diego Castro of the Early Entry Element, helped transport the WTC artifact for shipment via FedEx to Athens Ga.
The artifact, a 923-pound piece of steel some six and a half feet long, is destined for display at the Oconee Veterans Park near Athens, Ga. The Georgia Army National Guard provided the U.S. Colors for the honors at the artifact pickup. Members of the Georgia Army National Guard will assist in the final movement and placement of the WTC steel. Photo by Paul Fanning, New York National Guard.
DMNA Press Releases
NY National Guard In the News
Concordiensis -- Thu, 26 May 2016 Second Lieutenant Interview: Stephen Hoeprich What are your plans after graduation? I was commissioned into the New York Army National Guard as an Engineer Officer. I will be a Platoon Leader with an Engineer unit in southern NY.
Stars and Stripes -- Wed, 25 May 2016 WWII U.S. spy vets group irked by cemetery name choice ALBANY, N.Y. - A new veterans cemetery to be built between Buffalo and Rochester will be named the Western New York National Cemetery, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs said Tuesday... (more)
Army.mil -- Tue, 24 May 2016 New York's 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team hones air assault skills at Fort Drum FORT DRUM, NY -- More than 3,000 members of the New York Army National Guard's 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, along with Soldiers from Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Utah, spent four... (more)