104th Infantry Regiment Croix de Guerre Presentation Centennial Ceremony
When the Croix de Guerre was presented to the 104th Infantry Regiment in April of 1918, the unit became the first in the history of the United States to be so recognized by a foreign government for gallantry in action.
From fear to vigilance: Guardsman comes full circle on Marathon Monday
Army 1st Lt. Joe Fortini, an explosive ordnance disposal qualified officer, suits up in full protective gear April 11, 2018 at Camp Edwards, Massachusetts. Fortini, who was inspired to join the military after the Boston Marathon bombing will be overseeing a team of army explosive experts during the 2018 running as part of the National Guard’s mission to support civil authorities.
Irish-American soldiers fought and died to earn the nations respect
People throughout the region, country and globe know Massachusetts as a hub of Irish culture and heritage. That intense bond is obvious throughout the state. In Charlestown, almost every other car has a shamrock sticker plastered to its bumper.
Massachusetts Army National Guard assists Quincy Fire Department
Massachusetts Army National Guard assists with high water rescue operations following coastal flooding.
125th Quartermaster Company supports Quincy Fire Department
Members of the 125th Quartermaster Company, Massachusetts Army National Guard, assist the Quincy Fire Department in high water rescue operations. 200 members of the Massachusetts National Guard are activated along the coast in response to flooding.
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