New York National Guard Soldiers, and New York Guard volunteers, assigned to Joint Task Force COVID-19 took time to lay a wreath at a memorial to Revolutionary War Soldier John Jacob "Rifle Jack" Peterson
at Croton Point Park in Croton-on-Hudson N.Y. on March 4 2021. "Rifle Jack" Peterson was a Revolutionary War patriot of African and Kitchawan descent whose heroism helped repel British forces in Croton New York. His actions threw Benedict Arnolds treasonous plans into disarray and led to the capture of Major Andre. His heroism inspired the erection of a memorial plaque at Tellers Point Croton.
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WTEN, July 21, 2021: -- Fri, 23 Jul 2021 Discovering Saratoga: Military Appreciation Day (video) SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) On Thursday, the New York Racing Association paid tribute to the nations service members and veterans during Military Appreciation Day at Saratoga Race Course.... (more)
ABC50 -- Thu, 22 Jul 2021 North Country national guard airman serves with colonel also known as dad NORTH COUNTRY, N.Y. (WWTI) Air National Guard Senior Airman Dylan Bice and Watertown resident Michael Bice, an Army National Guard Colonel knew each other well before serving together at... (more)
ANG.AF.MIL -- Tue, 20 Jul 2021 Soldier father and Airman son served together on NY National Guard COVID-19 vaccination mission NEW YORK The New York National Guards now-finished vaccination mission at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York was a joint service family affair for Mike Bice and his son Dylan.