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D-Day vets share memories of Allied assault
CAPITAL REGION

D-Day vets share memories of Allied assault

Friday, June 6, 2014
Rotterdam’s Julius Boreali and Colonie's Joseph Ross were part of D-Day, the bold military action taken by Allied forces on the Normandy coast of France 70 years ago today.
 
D-Day ship's US flag sells for $350K at auction
ALBANY

D-Day ship's US flag sells for $350K at auction

Thursday, June 5, 2014
A U.S. flag from one of the thousands of Allied ships that delivered troops to the Normandy beaches sold for $350,000 at a New York City auction.
 

National Guard sergeant from Queensbury wins regional competition

Thursday, June 5, 2014
New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Jeff Dorvee of Queensbury won top honors in the Northeast region Best Warrior Competition in May.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Online database has info on WWII casualties

Thursday, June 5, 2014
The names of more than 37,000 New Yorkers who gave their lives during World War II can now be searched online and downloaded into a searchable Excel spreadsheet.
 
RENSSELAER

Rensselaer man to take CST post

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Army National Guard Lt. Col. Andrew Pinckney will take command of the New York National Guard’s 2nd Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team next week.
 
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company taking expertise to Canada to clear out unexploded material
GLENVILLE

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company taking expertise to Canada to clear out unexploded material

Thursday, June 5, 2014
This weekend, the New York National Guard’s 1108th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company will be traveling north to assist the Canadian government in clearing nearly 6,000 pounds of unexploded bombs.
 
ALBANY

Albany man to command ‘Hell Fighters’

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Col. David Martinez, an Albany resident and veteran of the Iraq War, has been named to command the New York Army National Guard’s historic 369th Sustainment Brigade.
 
BALLSTON SPA

McClement to head Saratoga County veterans’ services office

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Frank McClement of Waterford has been named Saratoga County’s new director of veterans’ services.
 
Hopes for saving USS Saratoga scrapped
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Hopes for saving USS Saratoga scrapped

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
The aircraft carrier USS Saratoga, which some once hoped would be turned into a floating museum in Rhode Island, is instead going to be scrapped.
 
Memorial Day services, parades planned across Capital Region today
CAPITAL REGION

Memorial Day services, parades planned across Capital Region today

Monday, May 26, 2014
Memorial services and parades will be held across the Capital Region today in observance of Memorial Day.
 
Sunday morning race on Albany waterfront benefits Wounded Warrior Project
ALBANY

Sunday morning race on Albany waterfront benefits Wounded Warrior Project

Monday, May 26, 2014
There was hardly a cloud in the sky Sunday morning in Albany as runners prepared to take off on their 5K and 10K races at the Corning Preserve.
 

Fighter plane flyover for veteran's Saratoga funeral

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
The 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard will provide a missing man formation flyover over the Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Saratoga at about 12:30 p.m. today during a military veteran's funeral.
 

New York Air National Guard units honored

Saturday, May 17, 2014
Five units of New York's Air National Guard have won a national award recognizing their service locally and overseas.

 

D-Day plane restored in New York heading to France

Thursday, May 15, 2014
A World War II transport plane that dropped American paratroopers on Normandy is set to depart a western New York airfield for D-Day's 70th anniversary commemoration in France.

 
WEST MILTON

Kesselring nuclear training site to get funds

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
After the intervention of Sen. Charles Schumer, the U.S. Navy will provide an additional $16 million to run the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program operated by Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory at the Kenneth Kesselring site.
 
 

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