MENADS--Brig. Gen. John Andonie the New York National Guard Director of Joint Staff and New York Command Sgt. Major David Piwowarski present arms while Taps is played after laying a wreath at the grave of President Chester Arthur, who served from 1881 to 1885, during a memorial ceremony at Albany Rural Cemetery in Menands N.Y. on October 5 2019. The military honors past presidents by laying a wreath from the current inhabitant of the White House on their graves on their birthday. The New York National Guard honors Arthur and Presidents Martin Van Buren and Millard Fillmore.
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Altamont Enterprise, -- Wed, 12 Aug 2020 Jensen promoted ALTAMONT Jeffrey Jensen from Altamont, assigned to the 206th Military Police Company of the New York Army National Guard received a promotion to the rank of private first class on June 27. Army... (more)
Times Union -- Mon, 10 Aug 2020 Duty Calls: Air National Guard airman is truly an 'ACE' A former Navy sailor who became an airman exceeded high standards as he advanced his New York Air National Guard career, according to John Ingle, an Air Force spokesman. Staff Sgt. Wayne... (more)
Community News weekly -- Fri, 07 Aug 2020 Local veteran surprised with birthday parade of vehicles CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. - A drive-by parade of personal vehicles and fire trucks Sunday helped celebrate the 95th birthday of a beloved and still active town resident who served his country in... (more)