NEW YORK CITY-- General Martin Dempsey, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff leads members of the New York Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion 69th Infantry in a chorus of "The Fighting 69th", an Irish folk song about the regiment, at the Lexington Avenue Armory on March 17 during St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations. Dempsey joined the Soldiers to recognize the 69ths unique role in leading the St. Patrick’s Day Parade each year.
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NationalGuard.mil -- Wed, 10 Feb 2016 Black New York Army National Guard Officer overcame discrimination in 1964 BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Col. Otho van Exel fought in World War II, commanded four times and was one of the first African-Americans to attend the Army War College.
army.mil -- Tue, 09 Feb 2016 Deployments make Guard doctor better hometown physician COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (Feb. 5, 2016) -- Ebola and malaria aren't diseases doctors working in the hometown of the Baseball Hall of Fame expect to deal with.
National Guard.mil -- Tue, 09 Feb 2016 New York National Guard works wth state officials to monitor wild turkeys CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. - There's nothing new about setting up an ambush at Camp Smith Training Site, the New York National Guards training facility here. Troops have been conducting tactical... (more)