The remains of one of Manila’s residential areas south of the Pasig River, which Japanese forces destroyed during the battle. U.S. National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Raymond Drumsta New York Army Guard conducts 8,725 funerals in 2015 By Brian O'Rourke on September 9, 2016 T&P on Facebook Enter to win a year's worth of mortgage or rent payments! BBMC's annual "We've Got Your Six Sweepstakes" is now open to veterans, active duty, and spouses. Learn more and enter.