GARDEN CITY--Retired Brigadier General Patrick Alesia President of the 42nd Rainbow Division Association (right) and New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Colin Stewart the readiness NCO for Charlie Company 1st Battalion 69th Infantry New York Army National Guard salute after presenting a memorial wreath at the 42nd Infantry Rainbow Division World War I memorial in Garden City New York on Nov. 7 2020. The division which is currently deployed to the Middle East was organized in Garden City in 1917 prior to deploying to World War I. Wreaths are placed at memorials to the divison located around the country during the week of Veterans Day to commemorate the founding of the division.
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NationalGuard.mil -- Fri, 15 Jan 2021 New York National Guard helps open massive vaccination site NEW YORK The New York National Guard is back at New Yorks Jacob Javits Convention Center, helping to turn what was a COVID-19 hospital in 2020 into a mass vaccination site in 2021.
NationalGuard.mil -- Thu, 14 Jan 2021 NYNG Soldier aids stranded family during holiday travels BUFFALO, N.Y. A New York Army National Guard Soldier on duty at Buffalo International Airport the day after Christmas went above and beyond the call of duty to help a stranded passenger and... (more)
Daily Mail -- Tue, 12 Jan 2021 FBI warns of armed protests in ALL 50 states if Trump is removed before Inauguration Day: Thousands of National Guard watch over Capitol and DC monuments close ahead of Biden swearing-in (NYNG Soldiers in photos and video) An FBI bulletin released Monday warned of armed protests planned in all 50 states from January 16 to 20 It said an 'identified armed group' is calling for the 'storming' of state, local,... (more)