N.Y. National Guard Commitment to Families
Family members of New York National Guard Soldiers gathered at the Division of Military and Naval Affairs in Latham, N.Y. on Feb. 22 to look on as Maj. Gen. Joseph J. Taluto, Adjutant General, signs the Army National Guard Family Covenant presented by the New York National Guard Family Readiness Program office. Seated from right are: Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Van Pelt, Taluto, Mrs. Susan Taluto and Debbie Van Pelt. Standing from right are: Sherry Imbarrato, Kevin Swint, Erica Swint holding Kevin Swint Jr., Andrea Seeger holding Rachel Seeger, Shauna Simmons, Cindy Casey, Nicole Ross holding Jordan Ross, Linda Somersall and Mary Stewart.
NY National Guard In the News
Times Union -- Wed, 27 May 2015
Airman in high demand advances in rank
An airman who has a way in making the most of staring at the clouds is in high demand.
Shawn Peno of Schenectady, who has a weather expertise, has been promoted to Air National Guard senior... (more)
Politics 365 -- Tue, 26 May 2015
President Obama to Award WWI Private Henry Johnson Medal of Honor
Next week President Obama will award the Medal of Honor posthumously to two World War I veterans, one, Henry Johnson, is African American.
Democrat and Chronicle -- Fri, 22 May 2015
Rochester soldier to accept honor for black WWI hero
He first heard the name of Henry Johnson after being assigned to the Army National Guard base last fall in Latham, just outside of Albany.
Louis Wilson said he went online and started researching.... (more)