SHANNON, Ireland-- New York Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 1st Battalion 69th Infantry, pose for a photograph with the flag of the Civil War Irish Brigade while passing through Shannon Airport, Ireland on June 9, 2023. The Soldiers were returning to the United States after serving in the Horn of Africa for ten months. The 69th Infantry, nicknamed the "Fighting 69th" was originally an Irish-American New York militia unit which was brigaded with other regiments of Irish immigrants during the Civil War.
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WTEN -- Wed, 27 Sep 2023 New York National Guard holds ceremony for new commander (video) LATHAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) The New York National Guard headquarters in Latham got a new commander on Wednesday. Capt. Darren Hagan, a New Windsor resident, took over Joint Forces Headquarters... (more)
Army.mil -- Wed, 27 Sep 2023 NY Army Guard family has daughter baptized at training post chapel Camp Smith Training Site, Cortlandt Manor, N.Y. For Steven and Tabitha Demestrio having their daughter baptized by a military chaplain, at a military chapel, just made sense. So, on Sunday,... (more)
Syracuse.com -- Tue, 26 Sep 2023 Today s obituary: Robert F. Charlesworth, 53, retired Army colonel, worked at SRC Col. Robert F. Charlesworth, 53, of Manlius died Sept. 16 at home with his family. Charlesworth was born in Beacon, Dutchess County, and was a 1988 graduate of Rice Memorial High School... (more)