LATHAM, N.Y. -- Members of the Liberty Bells, a USO Show Troupe sing to New York Army National Guard Col. David Martinez during Christmas lunch festivities on Dec. 19. They are (from left) Stephanie Gerson, Karley Willocks, and Melissa VanPelt The singers performed holiday carols and a medley of World War II era classics and patriotic favorites, a USO trademark.
Since 1941, the United Service Organizations Inc., a nonprofit organization, has provided programs, services and live entertainment to United States servicemen and women to boost morale.
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Slovenian Press Agency -- Mon, 22 May 2017 Pahor decorates US soldiers for rescue mission on Slovenian ship (Photo) New York, 21 May - Slovenian President Borut Pahor decorated in New York on Sunday the US soldiers who took part in a rescue operation following an explosion on board a cargo ship operated... (more)
Associated Press -- Sat, 20 May 2017 Change of command at NY National Guard 153rd troop command BUFFALO, N.Y. - An Iraq War veteran and sheriff's commander is set to assume command of a New York Army National Guard unit in Buffalo. A change of command ceremony is scheduled for Sunday,... (more)
Associated Press -- Sat, 20 May 2017 Syracuse-based Army National Guard unit gets new commander FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York Army National Guard unit based in Syracuse is getting a new commander who's a veteran of combat operations in Afghanistan.