WASHINGTON, D.C.-New York Army National Guard Sgt. Kyle Heitzenrater (right) a Buffalo resident and a member of E Company 427th Brigade Support Battalion which supports the 152nd Brigade Engineer Battalion takes the oath of reenlistment in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol in Washington D.C. on January 21 2021 before the John Trumbell paintings of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the surrender of the British Army at the Battle of Saratoga. Capt. Patrick Halpin administered the oath. Heitzenrater was one of 15 Soldiers from the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team on duty in Washington DC from January 7 to January 27 extended their enlistsments at historic landmarks while in Washington.
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New York Times -- Sun, 28 Feb 2021 African-American Sacrifice in the Killing Fields of France:They fought and died as heroes for their country in World War I, only for segregation to persist SCHAULT, France The modest granite monument at the entrance to Schault, a village in eastern France, commemorates the sacrifice of the United States 369th Infantry Regiment, African-Americans... (more)
Democrat & Chronicle, -- Fri, 26 Feb 2021 Helicopter crash victims remembered: We lost three of our best The moment of silence in the aircraft hangar was pierced only by the airplane taking off in the distance. In ceremony befitting three fallen heroes, 400 people gathered to remember the selfless... (more)
WROC -- Fri, 26 Feb 2021 Memorial service honors fallen National Guard members ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) A memorial service was held Friday to honor the three National Guard soldiers who died last month after a helicopter crash in Mendon. Chief Warrant Officers 54-year-old... (more)