NEW YORK-- New York Army National Guard Private Cheyanne Jose Pena (center, right), a member of the 1st Battalion 69th Infantry, joins General Raymond Odierno, the Chief of Staff of the Army in cutting the Army Birthday Cake during a ceremony in Times Square on Thursday, June 14, the 237th Birthday of the United States Army. Major General Patrick Murphy, the Adjutant General of New York, also took part in the event. Traditionally the oldest and youngest Soldiers present at an Army Birthday celebration cut the cake. Also taking part was Buddy Valastro (right) from the television show "Cake Boss" who made the special birthday cake.
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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.