U.S. Army Captain Jacob Siegel, center, passes the colors of the New York Army National Guard's Company A, 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry to Lt. Col. Don Makay, the battalion commander, signifying his end of command in a brief ceremony in New York C...
Brooklyn leader to command historic New York National Guard company
2017 Mar 20
NEW YORK -- New York Army National Guard Capt. Dennis Tierney, a Brooklyn resident and Afghan War veteran, took command of Alpha Company, 1st Battalion 69th Infantry-known as the "Fighting 69th"-on St. Patrick's Day, March 17.