LATHAM Damian Stager (left), Gabe Reinhart (right front) and 25 other children from the Cohoes Community Center joined military kids from the Capital District area to honor past and future hero’s and support each other, Nov 11. The kids spent time creating "Hero Packs" which will be given to children of Soldiers deploying overseas to say thank you to the families of service members for their sacrifice. The packs include a letter from a local non-military child expressing their appreciation for the recipients’ loved ones service and the families sacrifice. A letter writing kit composed of stationary, stamps and pen pal information is included so the military child can communicate with their Soldier or other kids.
DMNA Press Releases
NY National Guard In the News
Stars and Stripes -- Mon, 19 Feb 2024 Onondaga Colored Battalion was denied opportunity to join NY National Guard after Civil War (Tribune News Service) During the Civil War, abolitionist Frederick Douglass spoke about the effect that the enlistment of Black soldiers into the Union Army had on his people. Once let... (more)
Olean Times Herald -- Mon, 19 Feb 2024 New York Army National Guard announces promotions LATHAM Three area members of the New York Army National Guard received promotions recently. Sean Gilbert of Salamanca, assigned to the B Troop, 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry Regiment, received... (more)
Queens Post -- Fri, 16 Feb 2024 National Guard soldiers working at shelter in LIC thwart Flushing man from torching shop: FDNY A Flushing man is criminally charged with attempted arson and other crimes for trying to torch an auto repair shop in Long Island City late last month. Ping Huang, 37, of Blossom Avenue, was... (more)