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In December 2014 the VCASNY becomes a chapter of the United States Field Artillery Association, and it’s the only chapter in New York City
On November 2, 2009 the Veteran Corps of Artillery participated in New York City’s official welcome for the newly constructed naval vessel, USS New York built with steel from the World Trade Center. During the welcoming, held near Ground Zero, the ship paused off Battery Park to fire a 21 gun salute, as it sailed up the Hudson River to the commissioning ceremony.
In October of 2008, the Corps helped plan and conduct the re-dedication for the 100th anniversary of the Prison Ship Martyrs’ Monument in Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn. In remembrance to the thousands of American soldiers and sailors held as prisoners of war who suffered and died on board the prison ships anchored off Brooklyn during the American Revolutionary War
On November 25, 2008 the VCA led the march of all United States military units through lower Manhattan for the 225th commemoration of Evacuation Day.
On July 3, 1999 The VCA firing battery welcomed an international naval flotilla, firing salutes from Fort Hamilton and the following day welcomed the tall ships review breaking with tradition by special request of the U.S. Army and fired its traditional July 4 50 round salute from Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn
August 5, 1998 select members of the VCA began volunteering to attend annual training with the New York Guard at the New York Army National Guard’s training site, Camp Smith, located across from West Point in Peekskill, New York
On January 1, 1996 the VCA resumed its role as the honor guard to the Governor’s inauguration for the first time since the administrations of Governor Nelson Rockefeller.
On June 6, 1994 the VCASNY fired a 21 gun salute to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy. The VCA conducted the ceremony on the Great Lawn in New York City’s Central Park.
The VCASNY Firing Battery conducted firing battery salutes from multiple locations in and around New York Harbor for the 100th anniversary celebration and re-dedication of the Statue of Liberty on July 4 1986.
The VCASNY provided federally approved officer training camps in the summer months for instruction for United States Army Reserve Officers.
The Veteran Corps of Artillery under their Vice Commandant, LTC John Delafield, became the 9th Regiment New York Guard embodying the Veteran Corps of Artillery, The unit was intended to become an Anti Aircraft Artillery Regiment but served through the war as Infantry.
Three officers from the VCASNY traveled to both Britain and the front lines of France to study and translate (from French) the tactical field manual for Anti-Aircraft Artillery, later adopted as the manual for the U.S. Army.
Brigadier General Asa Bird Gardiner begins work on the revitalization of both the Veteran Corps of Artillery, and the Military Society of 1812. The Military Society of 1812 as an organization is ratified by New York State Legislature on 9 March 1895.
The Society of the War of 1812 was incorporated as a military society under the laws of the State of New York on January 8, 1892.
A “joint resolution” by the Congress of the United States incorporating the Society of the War of 1812 into an historic military command was approved on September 25, 1890.
Veteran Corps of Artillery served as Battery G, 4th Artillery Regiment of the New York State Militia (National Guard) during the American Civil War.
The Society of the War of 1812 and the Veteran Corps of Artillery were consolidated on January 8, 1848.
The Military Society of the War of 1812 was established in the City of New York on January 3, 1826, as a military society composed exclusively by commissioned officers of that War: regular and volunteer.
During the official return and official state visit of Lafayette to America, the VCA was placed to the right of line a place of honor among other militia units of the state, for his official arrival in New York City.
The VCASNY volunteered and entered military service of the United States during the War of 1812.
The VCASNY was confirmed in statutory and prescriptive rights and privileges as a separate Corps in the Active Militia, of Congress on May 8, 1792 (Sec. 1641, U.S. Revised Statutes), also January 21, 1903 (Sec. 3).