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Guardsmen march in Christmas Eve hike to honor deployed soldiers

New York Army National Guard soldiers, Spcs. James Zito, left, of South Glens Falls, N.Y., Nicolas Cassey from Gansevoort, N.Y. and Russell Smith of Queensbury, N.Y., assist event organizer and Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Art Coon, retired, center, as they lead the participants of the 10th annual Christmas Eve Road March here, Dec. 24. Participants from the New York Army and Air National Guard, veterans organizations, family members and community supporters turned out for the 3.6-mile march through town to support deployed service members around the world. More than 1,000 participants turned out for the 2013 event, saluting the original unit members of the 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry who were deployed to Iraq in 2004 for the original road march.



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This work, Guardsmen march in Christmas Eve hike to honor deployed soldiers [Image 3 of 3], by COL Richard Goldenberg, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.24.2013

Date Posted:12.24.2013 14:24

Photo ID:1143675

VIRIN:131224-A-DE820-314

Resolution:2048x1503

Size:1.64 MB

Location:GLENS FALLS, NY, USGlobe

Hometown:GANSEVOORT, NY, US

Hometown:QUEENSBURY, NY, US

Hometown:SOUTH GLENS FALLS, NY, US

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