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NY Honor Guard recognizes100-year old WWII vet

WATERFORD--New York Army National Guard Sgt. Carlos Garcia left and Spc. Samantha Bruce perform military funeral honors at the burial of Wilfred Spike Mailloux a 100-year old New York National Guard veteran of the World War II Battle of Saipan at St. Michaels Cemetery in Waterford New York on May 7 2024. Mailloux survived the wars largest Japanese banzai attack which killed 502 Soldiers in the New York National Guards 105th Infantry Regiment on July 7 1944.

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NY National Guard In the News, -- Fri, 17 May 2024 NY Army Guard says farewell to 100-year old National Guard veteran of Pacific War WATERFORD, New York --A hundred-year old New York National Guard, World War II veteran, who survived the bloody Battle of Saipan in 1944, was honored by a New York Army National Guard Honor... (more)

Stars and Stripes -- Thu, 16 May 2024 New York National Guards Hancock Field closed for more than 2 hours after someone drops off a rocket DEWITT, N.Y. (Tribune News Service) Hancock Field went under lockdown and part of a road was closed Tuesday after someone dropped off a rocket at the bases main gate that guards feared might... (more)

WTEN -- Wed, 15 May 2024 Sgt. Jacob Pratt, in recovery, pins fellow military member (NEWS10) A National Guard aircraft crew chief, who was seriously injured in a helicopter crash, continues his recovery. From his hospital bed, he welcomed and pinned Sgt. Trevor Peck, newest... (more)

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