ARLINGTON,VIRGINIA --U.S. Army Spc. Rory Endsley right an infantryman with Bravo Company 2nd Battalion 108th Infantry Regiment 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team 42nd Infantry Division New York National Guard and Pulaski N.Y. native discusses the history Medal of Honor recipient Maj. Gen. William Wild Bill Donovan during a senior leader-let visit to the Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington Va. Feb. 14 2021. Donovan who would go on to serve as the head of the Office of Strategic Services the precursor to the CIA received the Medal of Honor for his actions while in command of the 165th Regiment 42nd ID New York National Guard when he personally led an assault wave in an attack upon a strongly organized enemy position near Landres-et-St. Georges France Oct. 14-15 1918.
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WTEN -- Thu, 25 Feb 2021 Air National Guard Members return home from Antarctica (video) SCOTIA, N.Y. (NEWS 10) Tonight, 50 National Guard Airmen came home from Operation Deep Freeze, a mission in Antarctica that helps deliver supplies to researchers at the South Pole. Cold weather... (more)
Spectrum News -- Wed, 24 Feb 2021 NY National Guard to Hold Memorial Ceremony for Mendon Crash Victims Friday ROCHESTER, N.Y. A memorial service for the three soldiers killed in a helicopter crash last month will now take place on Friday. The New York Army National Guard will hold the service at... (more)
WAMC -- Mon, 22 Feb 2021 Orange County Resident Is Promoted To One-Star General ( Audio) An Orange County resident has been promoted to one-star general in the New York National Guard. Isabel Rivera Smith, a Goshen resident and Iraq War veteran who started in the Army as a truck... (more)