KINDERHOOK--Brig. General Denise Donnell the commander of the New York Air National Guard and Command Chief Master Sgt. Jeffery Trottier salute after placing a wreath from President Joseph Biden at the grave of President Martin Van Buren in Kinderhook New York on the 240th anniversary of his birth on Dec. 5 1782. Since 1967 military officers have presented a wreath from the current president at the gravesite of previous presidents on the anniversary of their birth.
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WTEN -- Mon, 05 Dec 2022 Former president honored in Kinderhook (video) KINDERHOOK, N.Y. (NEWS10) The New York National Guard celebrated former Pres. Martin Van Burens birthday on Monday. They placed a wreath at his gravesite in Kinderhook. Van Buren was born... (more)
NationalGuard.mil -- Fri, 02 Dec 2022 New York Guardsman Responds to In-flight Medical Emergency ALBANY, N.Y. An ordinary Thanksgiving Day flight turned into an effort to save a life for New York Air National Guard Master Sgt. Daniel Conley, a medical technician assigned to the 105th... (more)
National Guard.mil -- Fri, 02 Dec 2022 New York National Guard Soldiers Share Holiday Spirit BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. Two dozen New York National Guard Soldiers helped spread the holiday spirit by volunteering to load donated Christmas trees bound for service members and their families... (more)