• The New York Army National Guard Color Guard leads a contingent from Joint Forces Headquarters--New York up Fifth Avenue during the annual Veterans Day Parade Wednesday, Nov. 11 in New York City. 
 More than 1,500 members of the New York Army National Guard, including the famouse "Fighting 69th", the 1st Battalion 69th Infantry, the 1st Battalion 258th Field Artillery and the 369th Sustainment Brigade, which earned the nickname "Harlem Hellfighters" in World War I. Members of the New York Air National Guart also participated. 
 The Color Guard presented the flag during the opening ceremony of the New York Knicks game Wednesday night while Staff Sgt. Brooke Leavitt sang the National Anthem.(

    New York National Guard Headquarters Marches in Veterans Day

    The New York Army National Guard Color Guard leads a contingent from Joint Forces Headquarters--New York up Fifth Avenue during the annual Veterans Day Parade Wednesday, Nov. 11 in New York City. More than 1,500 members of the New York Army National...

  • Col. Stephanie Dawson, commander of the New York Army National Guard's 369th Sustainment Brigade, leads her staff, as the unit marches up 5th Avenue during the New York City Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11, 2009.
The 369th, originally an all-African-American New York National Guard infantry regiment, earned the nickname "Harlem Hellfighters" while fighting with the French Army in World War I.
About 1,500 New York Army National Guard Soldiers participated in the annual Veterans Day Parade.

    Harlem Hellfighters Lead Veterans Day Parade

    Col. Stephanie Dawson, commander of the New York Army National Guard's 369th Sustainment Brigade, leads her staff, as the unit marches up 5th Avenue during the New York City Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11, 2009. The 369th, originally an...

  • A humvee gunner from the famous "Fighting 69th", the 1st Battalion 69th Infantry of the New York Army National Guard, salutes the reviewing stand on Wednesday, Nov. 11, as the massive New York City Veterans Parade made its way up 5th Avenue. 1,500 members of the New York Army National Guard took part in the annual salute to veterans. This year\'s parade was one of the largest ever.

    Saluting New York City Veterans

    A humvee gunner from the famous "Fighting 69th", the 1st Battalion 69th Infantry of the New York Army National Guard, salutes the reviewing stand on Wednesday, Nov. 11, as the massive New York City Veterans Parade made its way up 5th Avenue. 1,500...

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