Command Sgt. Maj. David Piwowarski is assisted by Staff Sgt. Linda Nosbisch in unveiling the CJTF-Phoenix VII plaque in Patriot Square on the National Guard?s 372nd birthday last Saturday evening, 13 December. Both are from Lancaster, NY.
The plaque marks the iteration of the training task force led by the New York Army National Guard?s 27th Brigade Combat Team.
Colonel Brian K. Balfe, the task force commander and Spec. Ray Ramirez from Saratoga Springs, who helped design it, stand next to Staff Sgt. Nosbisch as Captains Juan Bravo from New York City and Joel Abelove from the Capital District use their cameras and Sgt. Mike Heron from Syracuse watches.
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Associated Press -- Mon, 25 Jul 2016 Upstate woman to become top enlisted airman in NY Air Guard ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A veteran of the war in Afghanistan is set to become the first woman to hold the top enlisted airman's position in the New York Air National Guard.
Times Union -- Sun, 24 Jul 2016 Warrant officer earns Legion of Merit: Veteran Vartigan of Brunswick gets Legion of Merit Chief Warrant Officer Five Lawrence Vartigian of Brunswick received a Legion of Merit upon retirement from the New York Army National Guard after 41 years of military service.
defense.gov -- Fri, 22 Jul 2016 Guardsmen Train at Fort Polk Guardsmen participate in a combined arms live-fire exercise at Peason Ridge, La., July 15, 2016. Photos by multiple military photographers