LATHAM-- The Youngest and oldest Soldiers present cut the birthday cake during an Army birthday ceremony at the New York National Guard Headquarters in Latham N.Y. on June 14 2018. Cutting the cake are from left Sgt. Tyler Center the youngest Soldier Maj. Gen. Raymond Shields commander of the New York Army National Guard and Master Sgt. John Batza the oldest Soldier present. New York Army National Guard members celebrated the 243rd Birthday of the United States Army.
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Times Union -- Thu, 12 Jul 2018 1918 casualty a notable son The casualty list released by the American Expeditionary Force on July 21, 1918 listed 64 American soldiers and marines killed in action and 28 missing.But the name reporters noticed first... (more)
Weather Channel -- Thu, 12 Jul 2018 Heres How You Land a Plane on Greenlands Ice Sheet How does a giant military plane take off and land on ice? Kait Parker goes to Greenlands ice sheet to find out.
Associated Press -- Thu, 12 Jul 2018 NYC soldier was Army division's 1st combat loss in WWI SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - A century ago this week, the New York National Guard's 27th Division lost its first soldier in combat in World War I.