GLENS FALLS--New York Army National Guard volunteers of the 11th Annual Christmas Eve Roadmarch participate in the 3.3 mile walk through Glens Falls, N.Y. on December 24. Carrying the banner this year are retired Sgt. 1st Class Arthur Coon, at right, the event organizer and U.S. Military Academy cadet Mitchell Valenza. The march commemorated the deployment of local National Guard Citizen Soldiers to Iraq when first held back in 2004 and now honors military members of all services and all eras. More than 600 participants are estimated to have marched through Glens Falls, most carrying images of uniformed loved ones who are serving or have served.
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nationalguard.mil -- Thu, 14 Jun 2018 N.Y. Guard Civil Support Team gets wet to prep for missions BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Once a year, members of the New York National Guard's 24th Civil Support Team jump out of a perfectly good helicopter and into the waters of Gravesend Bay off the southern... (more)
Libn.com -- Thu, 14 Jun 2018 Road being renamed for Christopher Raguso, killed in Iraq The New York State Senate has passed legislation that would rename a portion of Jericho Turnpike in honor of Commack resident Christopher Raguso, a New York City Fire Department fire fighter... (more)
Army.mil -- Tue, 12 Jun 2018 Fort Hamilton museum director relives New York WWI Soldier's journey In summer 2017, Justin Batt, the director of the Harbor Defense Museum at Fort Hamilton, New York, met a member of the New York Army National Guard's 13th Coastal Artillery.