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NY Air Guard honors 8th President

KINDERHOOK--Brig. General Denise Donnell the commander of the New York Air National Guard and Command Chief Master Sgt. Jeffery Trottier salute after placing a wreath from President Joseph Biden at the grave of President Martin Van Buren in Kinderhook New York on the 240th anniversary of his birth on Dec. 5 1782. Since 1967 military officers have presented a wreath from the current president at the gravesite of previous presidents on the anniversary of their birth.

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