WAREGEM, BELGIUM--Col Christopher Cronin the commanderof the New York Army National Guards 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and other brigade Soldiers pose for a photograph at Flanders Field American Cemetery Waregem Belgium on August 5 2018 following a World War I commemoration ceremony. The brigade Soldiers were honoring the memory of the 18,000 New York National Guardsmen of the 27th Division who fought in the region in 1918. Part of the centennial of the end of WWI the 27th and 30th Infantry Brigades were invited to Belgium and France to conduct ceremonies and tour famous locations to commemorate the event.
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Associated Press -- Tue, 23 Oct 2018 NY Air National Guard unit begins annual South Pole mission SCOTIA, N.Y. (AP) - An annual mission to the South Pole that involves hundreds of members of a New York Air National Guard unit is now underway.
Defense.gov -- Mon, 22 Oct 2018 Flight of the Navigator: What DOD Antarctica Missions Are Like The Air Force's LC-130 Hercules aircraft, known as the Skibird, is the only ski-equipped airplane in the U.S. military, and its peacekeeping missions to Antarctica supporting science exploration... (more)
Times Union -- Fri, 19 Oct 2018 Photos: Change of Command ceremony at the Division of Military & Naval Affairs in Colonie Colors were posted during the Change of Command ceremony at the Division of Military & Naval Affairs Friday Oct. 19, 2018 in Colonie, NY. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul presented the New York... (more)