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Topic - Sean Flynn
The commander of the New York Army National Guard's famous "Fighting 69th" will give a talk on the book he wrote about the unit's service in the Iraq War.
Maj. Sean Flynn's link to the New York Army National Guard's 69th Infantry Regiment stretches back through both world wars to the Civil War, when two of his Irish immigrant ancestors served in the Manhattan-based unit.
Comedian Dave Attell told a packed house at the Comedy Cellar that New York after Superstorm Sandy had a familiar feel. "It was dark. Toilets were backing up. ... It was pretty much like it always was."
New York's comedy clubs, some of which had to shut down or go on generator power in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, dealt with a bad situation like they always have — by turning the storm into a running punchline.
Comedian Dave Attell told a packed house at the Comedy Cellar that New York after Superstorm Sandy had a familiar feel. "It was dark. Toilets were backing up. It was pretty much like it always was."
Crews have begun transferring 1.3 million gallons of fuel from a Russian fuel tanker to the iced-in western Alaska city of Nome.
"It takes moxie and swagger to make in in New York, especially for an immigrant," Flynn said.
"It's an incredible honor to lead the 69th. It's also humbling," Flynn told The Associated Press.