27 Dec '12, 4pm

New York Guard expects to provide honors at 10200 funerals by end of 2012 - United States Army (press release) #NewYork

New York Guard expects to provide honors at 10200 funerals by end of 2012 - United States Army (press release) #NewYork

LATHAM, N.Y. (Dec. 26, 2012) -- The New York Army National Guard's Honor Guard will perform about 10,200 military funerals by the time 2012 ends at midnight, Dec. 31. This is 500 fewer than the 10,752 military funerals the Honor Guard conducted in during 2011, but isn't unexpected, said Honor Guard Coordinator Don Roy. The number of World War II veterans whose families were taking advantage of the Honor Guard services peaked a couple of years ago, Roy explained. So the overall number of funerals for that era's veterans is declining. In 2010 the Honor Guard performed 10,415 military funerals, and has been conducting more than 10,000 funerals annually since 2007. The numbers have stayed above 10,000 in New York because the state is home to a large number of Korean War and Vietnam War veterans, Roy explained. The veterans of these wars are also starting to age and pass on, so...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/93523/New_York_Guard_expects_...

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