ALBANY N.Y. - Female members of the New York Army and Air National Guard and women veterans of World War II stand with Assemblyman Darryl Towns, an Air Force veteran, and Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, the Chair of the Subcommittee on Women Veterans, on the steps of the New York State Capitol.
The women veterans and military members were honored on Women Veterans Day June 12. The female servicemembers were saluted for their service by the Assembly Subcommittee and were present in the Assembly Chamber during the adoption of two legislative resolutions honoring female military members and veterans.
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NY National Guard In the News
Associated Press -- Sat, 03 Dec 2016 NY Army National Guard support unit getting new commander CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Army National Guard unit that provides military police, transportation and other support elements is getting a new commander.
Associated Press -- Fri, 02 Dec 2016 NY-based Air Guard Unit Rescues Buzz Aldrin from South Pole GLENVILLE, N.Y. The U.S. military air crew that evacuated former astronaut Buzz Aldrin from the South Pole is a New York-based National Guard unit that specializes in missions to some of... (more)
Time Warner Cable News -- Thu, 01 Dec 2016 Out of This World: Astronaut Legend Buzz Aldrin Saved by Scotia's 109th Airlift Wing One of the first men to walk on the surface of the moon was medically evacuated from the South Pole and hospitalized Thursday -- some New York National Guard members aided in that effort.