NEW YORK--New York Army National Guard Sgt. Alexis Caceres ( far left) and Spc. Tanner Scheible ( far right) join Lt. Gen. Robert Caslan the Superintendent of the United States Military Academy; and Capt. Kelly Elminger an Army nurse and a member of the American Invictus Games team; in cutting the Army Birthday cake in New YorksTimes Square on Tuesday June 14 the Armys 241st Birthday. Both National Guard Soldiers are members of the 1st Battalion 69th Infantry. The battalion supported the Military District of Washingtons Army Birthday event in Times Squares by providing equipment and Soldiers in battle gear to speak with members of the public.
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Washington Post -- Tue, 12 Dec 2017 Clarence Beavers, pioneering black paratrooper and smoke jumper, dies at 96 Clarence Beavers, the last surviving member of Americas first black parachute unit, a World War II test platoon that went on to battle fires caused by Japanese bombs and paved the way for... (more)
Daily Gazette -- Mon, 11 Dec 2017 Ballston Spa woman named to top Air National Guard position Command Chief Master Sgt. Amy Giaquinto, of Ballston Spa, is the first woman and the first Air National Guard member to serve as the top enlisted adviser to the Adjutant General of New York.... (more)
DemRochester Democrat and Chronicle -- Mon, 11 Dec 2017 Army Guard member Joseph Nelk of Pittsford dies in Ukraine A 21-year-old New York Army National Guard member who deployed to Ukraine as part of the 7th Army Training Command's Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine died on Sunday.