LATHAM, N.Y. - Members of the New York National Guard get some "stage time" with the local college dance group Capioera from Renesselaer Polytechnical Institute. The Soldiers, from right to left, Maj. Gen. Deborah Wheeling, Pvt. Natiasia Cooper, Pvt. Kerri Kenyon and Master Sgt. Michelle Lindsey try to imitate complex dance moves following the members of Capioera.
The 2nd Annual Diversity Day for the N.Y. National Guard was held at the Division of Military and Naval Affairs in Latham on April 28.
This year's theme was Diversity: Shaping Tomorrow's Guard.
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