Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Kevin Abbott, New York Army National Guard
1st Battalion 69th Infantry Command Sgt. Major Jorge Vasquez (left) and Commander Lt. Col. John Andonie, with Celia Ruiz, the daughter of past regimental member and Medal of Honor Winner Alejandro Ruiz on Jan. 24 in California.
Andonie and Vasquez traveled to California to honor Ruiz, who died in Nov. 2009, and presents the condolences of the New York City-based regiment to his family.