Members of the New York Air National Guards 105th Security Forces Squadron head uphill at White Sands Missile Range New Mexico on March 20 during the annual Bataan Memorial Death March here. The 26.2 mile march was launched in 1989 to commemorate the American and Filipino Soldiers who were marched 80 miles to prisoner of war camps by their Japanese captors in 1942. Along the way hundreds of the Soldiers died. The march is conducted in New Mexico because 1800 members of the New Mexico National Guard were among those captured.
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NY National Guard In the News
Pike County Courier -- Tue, 06 Jun 2023 Milford. Local National Guard soldier receives new rank Major General Ray Shields, the adjutant general for the state of New York, announced the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability... (more)
NationalGuard.mil -- Tue, 06 Jun 2023 New York Guard Completes Horn of Africa Security Mission CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti The New York Army National Guards 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, celebrated a successful nine-month overseas deployment during a transfer of authority ceremony... (more)
Oswego County Today.com, -- Tue, 06 Jun 2023 Rochester Resident Becomes Commander Of New York Air Guard's 174th Attack Wing SYRACUSE, NY New York Air National Guard Col. John OConnor, a Rochester resident, took command of the Air Guards 174th Attack Wing during a June 4 ceremony at Hancock Field Air National Guard... (more)