NEW YORK-- New York Army National Guard Soldiers Staff Sgt. Donald Leinfelder (left) Sergeant Timothy Gould (Center) and SPC Ismael E. Diaz (right) stand with Navy Engineman Second Class Timothy Carlton and Marine First Lieutenant Matthew A. Krempel during a recognition ceremony at Citi Field during the Mets home game against Pittsburgh on Memorial Day. The servicemembers were honored during the game’s Seventh Inning Stretch. Leinfelder received a Purple Heart when he was injured in combat in Iraq; Gould holds the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster due to injuries he sustained fighting in Afghanistan; and Diaz was awarded the Army Commendation Medal with V device for leading Afghan National Army Soldiers in a counterattack during an ambush.
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WRGB, -- Thu, 21 May 2020 Albany Army pilot takes final flight, retires after 34 years of service LATHAM NY (WRGB) - A NY Army National Guard took his final flight before retiring after 34 years of service. New York Army National Guard Col. Mark Slusar, an Altamont resident and Army pilot,... (more)
Nationalguard.mil -- Thu, 21 May 2020 Guard News NY and Connecticut UH-60 crews conduct fire-bucket training CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crews from the New York and Connecticut Army National Guard spent May 19 honing the skills needed to turn a helicopter into a firefighting... (more)
Time -- Thu, 21 May 2020 We Do This for the Living. Inside New Yorks Citywide Effort to Bury its Dead Much of New York City has been idle since the coronavirus lockdown was declared two months ago, but not the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal, an 88-acre shipping and distribution hub built in... (more)