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New York National Guard Headquarters Staff Marks Memorial Day
May 23, 2024
New York Army National Guard Brig Gen. Isabel Smith, the director of joint staff, and Command Sgt. Major Curtis Moss stand at attention during the playing of taps after placing a wreath at the New York National Guard headquarters Memorial Day ceremony in Latham, New York, May 23, 2024. The first Memorial Day, or Decoration Day as it was called after the Civil War, was held in New York.

National Guard Honors Fallen in Memorial Day Observances
May 26, 2023
New York Army National Guard Maj. Gen. Michele Natali, left, the assistant adjutant general, Army; and New York Air National Guard Command Chief Master Sgt. Michael Hewson, the senior enlisted advisor for the New York Air National Guard, salute following the presentation of a wreath during a Memorial Day ceremony at New York National Guard headquarters in Latham, New York, May 25, 2023. The names of 12 members of the New York Military Forces and civilian employees of the New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs who have died in the past year were also read during the ceremony.

NYNG remembers sacrifice in Memorial Day ceremony
May 28, 2021
Air Force Maj. Gen. Timothy LaBarge, assistant adjutant general for New York, and Air Force Command Chief Master Sgt. Denny Richardson, state command chief for New York, render honors while taps is played during a Memorial Day service in Latham, N.Y., May 27, 2021. Each year the facility holds a service to recognize New York Guardsman who died the previous year.

NYNG honors first Jewish Medal of Honor recipient
May 27, 2021
New York Army National Guard Chaplain Maj. Raziel Amar renders honors during a remembrance ceremony of Union Sgt. Benjamin Levy, the first Jewish American to receive the Medal of Honor, at his burial site at Cypress Hills Cemetery in Brooklyn, N.Y., May 21, 2021. Levy received the Medal of Honor for his actions to save his regimental colors and rally his unit, the 1st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, during the Battle of Glendale in June 1862.

How the legacy of a fallen Soldier reminds us to do our best
May 21, 2020
Texas National Guard Soldiers with Joint Task Force 176 – Col. Robert Crockem, commander; Maj. Peter Ammerman, operations officer; Capt. Brett Anderson, chaplain; and 1st Lt. Andrew Slack, liaison officer – honor Slack's brother, Spc. Wade Slack, on the 10th anniversary of his death at Camp Mabry in Austin, Texas, May 6, 2020.