TROY -- New York Army National Guard Maj. Gen. Steven N. Wickstrom receives his two-star rank from his wife Collette during a promotion ceremony here Feb. 12. Wickstrom, commander of the 42nd Infantry Division, has commanded the division since the spring of 2009. Maj. Gen. Patrick Murphy, the New York State Adjutant General presided over the general officer promotion. Wickstrom was promoted in front of about 200 Soldiers of the 42nd Divison Headquarters, leaders of the division’s aligned-for-training brigades and directors of the Joint Force Headquarters staff of the New York National Guard.
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Times Union -- Thu, 12 Jul 2018 1918 casualty a notable son The casualty list released by the American Expeditionary Force on July 21, 1918 listed 64 American soldiers and marines killed in action and 28 missing.But the name reporters noticed first... (more)
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Associated Press -- Thu, 12 Jul 2018 NYC soldier was Army division's 1st combat loss in WWI SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - A century ago this week, the New York National Guard's 27th Division lost its first soldier in combat in World War I.