WAREGEM, BELGIUM--Col Christopher Cronin the commanderof the New York Army National Guards 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and other brigade Soldiers pose for a photograph at Flanders Field American Cemetery Waregem Belgium on August 5 2018 following a World War I commemoration ceremony. The brigade Soldiers were honoring the memory of the 18,000 New York National Guardsmen of the 27th Division who fought in the region in 1918. Part of the centennial of the end of WWI the 27th and 30th Infantry Brigades were invited to Belgium and France to conduct ceremonies and tour famous locations to commemorate the event.
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Pointer View -- Thu, 11 Oct 2018 Educating community on unexpected disasters West Point staff, faculty and surrounding communities attended the Citizen Preparedness Corps Disaster Preparedness Seminar Sept. 27 at Eisenhower Hall. The event was an educational forum... (more)
Times Union -- Thu, 11 Oct 2018 1918: NY soldiers in Rainbow Division join in Argonne offensive The New York Army National Guards 42nd Rainbow Division played a pivotal role in the final battles of World War I a century ago. But the soldiers fighting in the Meuse-Argonne paid a terrible... (more)
Associated Press -- Wed, 10 Oct 2018 New York sends National Guard to help with Hurricane Michael ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York state is dispatching National Guard personnel and aircraft to Florida and Mississippi to assist with the response to Hurricane Michael.