KINDERHOOK--New York Air National Guard Brigadier General Robert Lovell, Special Assistant to the commander of the New York Air National Guard , and New York Army National Guard Command Sgt. Major Frank Wicks present a wreath from the White House at a ceremony honoring President Martin Van Buren on his birthday, Dec. 5. The New York National Guard presents a wreath honoring the president at his gravesite in Kinderhook Cemetery. Van Buren, the first president born as an American Citizen , was nicknamed "Old Kinderhook" because of his residence in the village.
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Times Union -- Mon, 21 Aug 2017 Saratoga Springs resident promoted to major general Raymond Shields of Saratoga Springs an Afghanistan War veteran, has been promoted to New York Army National Guard major general during a ceremony at Division of Military and Naval Affairs... (more)
Associated Press -- Sat, 12 Aug 2017 42nd Division Marking Centennial With Long Island Ceremony GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP) A New York National Guard unit created as a U.S. Army division during World War I is celebrating its centennial with a ceremony at the site of its former Long Island... (more)
Newsday -- Thu, 10 Aug 2017 'Rainbow Division monument restored in Garden City Veterans of the 42nd U.S. Infantry Division will return to Garden City on Saturday, 100 years after their forebears in the famous Rainbow Division marched through the villages Camp Mills for... (more)