National Guard Leads St. Patrick's Day Parade in NYC
Photo Credit: Photo by Lt. Col. Richard Goldenberg, 42nd Infantry Division.
NEW YORK - Lieutenant Colonel John Andonie, commander of the New York Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment prepares his formation to render honors as the unit approaches Saint Patrick's Cathedral during the New York City Saint Patrick's Day parade March 17. The 69th Infantry, famouse for its part of the Civil War's Irish Brigade, has long historic ties to its Irish heritage. The 69th Infantry has led the city's Saint Patrick's Day parade up 5th Avenue for the past 159 years.
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