MENANDS--Major Stephen Kitchen a member of the New York National Guards 42nd Infantry Division headquarters and a veteran of the 1st Battalion 69th Infantryand another Soldier place a memorial wreath at the Grand Army of the Republic monument in the Soldiers Lot of Albany Rural Cemetery on March 10 2019. Veterans of the New York National Guards 1st Battalion 69th Infantry who live in the Albany N.Y.- area marked the graves of Irish-American Civil War Soldiers at Albany Rural Cemetery and St. Agnes Catholic Cemetery to acknowledge the link between their service and the 69th Infantry which was historically an Irish-American unit and part of the Irish Brigade during the war. ( U.S. Army National Guard photo by Eric Durr)
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WBFO -- Fri, 13 Sep 2019 107th Airmen to reunite in Niagara Falls, 50 years after returning from Vietnam (Audio) This weekend, the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station will welcome back many to the installation who, 50 years prior, were welcomed back after serving in Vietnam.
WSYR -- Thu, 12 Sep 2019 Remotely piloted drones no longer accompanied by piloted planes flying into Hancock Field thanks to new radar system HANCOCK FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) Remotely Piloted MQ-9 Aircraft flying into and out of Syracuse International Airport are no longer accompanied by piloted airplanes,... (more)
DEFENSE.GOV -- Thu, 12 Sep 2019 Guardsmen Who Protect NYC Skies Reflect on 9/11 On Sept. 11, 2001, Americans watched in shock, sadness and fear as terrorists flew two commercial jets into New York City's World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The attacks reinforced a sense... (more)