Photo by Pvt. 1st Class Jeremy Bratt, Joint Force Headquarters--New York
COLONIE-- Runners push through the rain on Saturday, June 12, as they cross the finish line during the New York Family Readiness Council’s annual Hometown Heroes Race held at Colonie Crossings Park here.
More than 200 runners, including both civilians and New York National Guard members, participated in the fund-raising event.
The money raised by the Family Readiness Council is used to assist Guard families in need during deployments.
NY National Guard In the News
Army.mil -- Tue, 29 Jul 2014
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MDJ -- Mon, 28 Jul 2014
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