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National Guard Bureau to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell




In honor of the 380th Birthday of the National Guard, General Joseph L. Lengyel, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square and will ring the opening bell.


Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Tuesday, December 13, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET           

National Guard Burea Media Contact:

John Malthaner

(571) 256-7323

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Emily Pan

(646) 441-5120

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West

18 mhz Lower

DL 3811 Vertical

FEC 3/4

SR 13.235

DR 18.295411

MOD 4:2:0


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About The National Guard

The National Guard is the nation's oldest military force, pre-dating the founding of the United States by more than 140 years.  On Dec. 13, 1636 the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony authorized the creation of three militia regiments out of existing companies of militia from the towns surrounding Boston; this date now is celebrated as the birthday of the National Guard.  The Guard has fought in every one of America's wars from colonial times up through the present, as well as responding to disasters and domestic crises at home under the command of the nation's governors.  The Army and Air National Guard number 450,000 Citizen-Soldiers and -Airmen in every state, the territories of Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the District of Columbia.  To learn more, visit:

About Nasdaq

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,700 listed companies with a market value of $10.0 trillion and approximately 18,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: or  


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