Photo by Army Sgt. 1st Class Steven Petibone, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade
New York Naval Militia Major General Robert Wolf, is congratulated by by Major General Joseph Taluto (left) the Adjutant General, following his promotion in the New York Naval Militia on Monday, Jan. 28.
Major General Wolf, a retired Marine officer, is the commander of the Naval Militia, a force comprised of Navy and Marine Corps Reservists who volunteer to perform state duties.
The New York Naval Militia is one of seven state naval defense forces and is the oldest in the United States .
NY National Guard In the News
Newsday -- Thu, 16 May 2013
Warrior competition begins at Camp Smith
Members of the Army National Guard participate in the Northeastern Best Warrior Competition at Camp Smith in Cortlandt. The competition will continue for three days at the camp testing soldiers’... (more)
YNN -- Thu, 16 May 2013
National Guard members compete to become best warrior
Sixteen National Guard soldiers from the North East, labeled as the best of the best, are all aiming to become the Army’s warrior of the year. YNN’s John Wagner reports on one... (more)
NewsOne -- Wed, 15 May 2013
Henry L. Johnson Fends Off German Captors During World War I On This Day In 1918
United States Army soldier Henry L. Johnson (pictured), also known as “Black Death,” earned his fearsome nickname in France during World War I. After being ambushed by German forces and... (more)