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Download full resolution image Soldiers of the New York National Guard's 2nd Field Artillery Regiment Band prepared to perform on horseback in McAllen Texas in the fall of 1916. In June of 1916 President Woodrow Wilson mobilized 125,000 National Guard troops to guard the U.S./Mexi

New York National Guard on Mexican Border in 1916

Soldiers of the New York National Guard's 2nd Field Artillery Regiment Band prepared to perform on horseback in McAllen Texas in the fall of 1916. In June of 1916 President Woodrow Wilson mobilized 125,000 National Guard troops to guard the U.S./Mexico border during a time of rising tension with Mexico. The New York National Guard sent more than 17,000 Citizen Soldiers to the border in Texas.

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Washington Post -- Tue, 12 Dec 2017 Clarence Beavers, pioneering black paratrooper and smoke jumper, dies at 96 Clarence Beavers, the last surviving member of Americas first black parachute unit, a World War II test platoon that went on to battle fires caused by Japanese bombs and paved the way for... (more)

Daily Gazette -- Mon, 11 Dec 2017 Ballston Spa woman named to top Air National Guard position Command Chief Master Sgt. Amy Giaquinto, of Ballston Spa, is the first woman and the first Air National Guard member to serve as the top enlisted adviser to the Adjutant General of New York.... (more)

DemRochester Democrat and Chronicle -- Mon, 11 Dec 2017 Army Guard member Joseph Nelk of Pittsford dies in Ukraine A 21-year-old New York Army National Guard member who deployed to Ukraine as part of the 7th Army Training Command's Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine died on Sunday.

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