CAMP ARIFJAN, KUWAIT--Master Sgt. Edgar Ponce of the New York Army National Guard's 369th Sustainment Brigade carries the brigade colors over the finish line in the inaugural Harlem Hellfighter 5K run held at Camp Arifjan Kuwait on June 2 2017. The event was held to celebrate the 104th anniversary of the formation of the historic New York National Guard unit. The unit was given their historic nickname Hellfighters by their German opponents in WWI for their remarkable prowess on the battlefield.
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We are the Mighty -- Fri, 23 Feb 2018 This hero was so deadly, they called him 'Black Death In this modern world, earning a nickname is generally a piece of cake. Show up for work one day with a half-shaven face and you will quickly be slapped with one or two loving and memorable... (more)
Times Union -- Fri, 23 Feb 2018 100 years ago: Trained U.S. soldiers ready to fight The state Division of Military and Naval Affairs is reminding residents about key dates affecting New Yorkers during the 100-year anniversary of Americas entry into World War I. The press... (more)
Defense.gov -- Thu, 22 Feb 2018 Guard Salutes Fallen New York City Apartment Fire Hero NEW YORK CITY, Feb. 21, 2018 - Army National Guard leaders recently honored a New York Army National Guardsman who died while rescuing his neighbors during the deadliest fire here in more... (more)