MENADS--Brig. Gen. John Andonie the New York National Guard Director of Joint Staff and New York Command Sgt. Major David Piwowarski present arms while Taps is played after laying a wreath at the grave of President Chester Arthur, who served from 1881 to 1885, during a memorial ceremony at Albany Rural Cemetery in Menands N.Y. on October 5 2019. The military honors past presidents by laying a wreath from the current inhabitant of the White House on their graves on their birthday. The New York National Guard honors Arthur and Presidents Martin Van Buren and Millard Fillmore.
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National Guard.mil -- Fri, 06 Dec 2019 NY Honor Guard makes old Soldiers final request come true CALVERTON, N.Y. A former Army paratrooper's final requestto be buried with military honors alongside other veterans was carried out by a New York Army National Guard honor guard on Monday,... (more)
Hudson Register-Star -- Fri, 06 Dec 2019 Kinderhook honors its most famous citizen KINDERHOOK President Martin Van Buren is arguably one of Columbia Countys most famous citizens, and on Thursday the community turned out to honor his memory on the 237th anniversary of his... (more)
NationalGuard.mil -- Wed, 04 Dec 2019 NY National Guard Captain helps replace lost Medal of Honor BEREA, OHIO It took three years of writing letters, filing forms and cutting through red tape, but thanks to New York Air National Guard Capt. Jason Cole, the actions of a World War I Soldier... (more)