Air Force Maj. Gen. Timothy LaBarge, commander of the New York Air National Guard and assistant adjutant general of New York, and New York State Command Chief Master Sgt. Maureen Dooley salute after presenting a wreath from President Donald Trump at the grave of President Martin Van Buren in Kinderhook, N.Y. on his 237th birthday, Dec. 5, 2019.The sitting president sends a wreath to the presented each year on their birthday at their graves of every previous president.
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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)