New York National Guard Soldier Henry Johnson, a member of the 369th Infantry, became one of the first American heroes of World War I a hundred years ago on May 15, 1918, when he fought off a German raiding party using grenades, his rifle and finally his knife and fists. This fanciful print illustrates that fight which resulted in Johnson being awarded the French Croix De Guerre and eventually-- in 2015-- the Medal of Honor.
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Citizen Soldier -- Tue, 12 Feb 2019 The Army National Guard's First Muster Born in Need: The Army National Guard's First Muster The oldest component of the United States Armed Forces, the Army National Guard, has always been the cornerstone of our Nation's defense.... (more)
Rome Sentinel -- Tue, 12 Feb 2019 224th Air Defense Group promotes four Four members of the New York Air National Guard's 224th Air Defense Group (ADG) have been promoted in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.
Hudson Valley 360 -- Fri, 08 Feb 2019 Exhibit at New York State Military Museum tells the story of the 258th Field Artillery SARATOGA SPRINGS - The history of the New York National Guard's 1st Battalion 258th Field Artillery Regiment is the subject of a new temporary exhibit at the New York State Military Museum,... (more)