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National Guard Turns 375

LATHAM-- The National Guard of the United States turns 375 Years old today,Dec. 13. On this day in 1636 the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony passed a law establishing formal militia companies in the colony. These companies were made up of all adult males older than 16 and were expected to meet and train in military skills regularly.In New York, the first citizen-soldiers were members of the Burgher Guard, organized by the Dutch East Indian Company in 1640 to help protect New Amsterdam from their English neighbors in Massachusetts and Virginia or from hostile natives.
Citizen soldiers of the militia and National Guard have fought in all of America’s wars from King Philips War against Native Americans in the New England Colonies in 1675 to the struggle in Afghanistan today.

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Associated Press -- Thu, 30 Apr 2015 NY State Museum Opening Vietnam War Exhibit SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP)-- A new exhibit on the Vietnam War is opening at the New York State Military Museum on the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon.

NJ.com -- Thu, 30 Apr 2015 Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst to conduct 8 days of artillery, explosives training JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST -- Residents near Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst may experience ground shaking and other noises during the first week of May as two military units train... (more)

Department of Defense -- Tue, 28 Apr 2015 Guardsmen Conduct Homeland Response Force Exercise New York Army National Guardsmen conduct casualty search and extraction training at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., April 17, 2015. New York Army National Guard photo by Col. Richard... (more)

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