NEW YORK-- New York Army National Guard Private Cheyanne Jose Pena (center, right), a member of the 1st Battalion 69th Infantry, joins General Raymond Odierno, the Chief of Staff of the Army in cutting the Army Birthday Cake during a ceremony in Times Square on Thursday, June 14, the 237th Birthday of the United States Army. Major General Patrick Murphy, the Adjutant General of New York, also took part in the event. Traditionally the oldest and youngest Soldiers present at an Army Birthday celebration cut the cake. Also taking part was Buddy Valastro (right) from the television show "Cake Boss" who made the special birthday cake.
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Troy Record/Saratogian -- Wed, 29 Nov 2023 Trees For Troops: 131 Christmas trees sent to servicemembers for holiday season BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. For the 19th year, volunteers, veterans and service members gathered with FedEx and tree growers at Ellms Family Farms Tuesday to send 131 Christmas trees to troops. ... (more)
WRGB -- Tue, 28 Nov 2023 Capital Region veterans, National Guard help donate 150 Christmas trees to military bases nationwide (Video) BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. Volunteers from the New York National Guard and Capital Region veterans helped donate 150 Christmas trees on Tuesday to military bases across the country. The trees were... (more)
NY Post -- Wed, 22 Nov 2023 Grandparents, parents and kids reveal how shared life in the military has shaped their families Military life often involves the entire family be it living together on a base or sacrificing time with a loved one serving overseas. But for these three area families, defending America... (more)