Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Steven Petibone, Joint Forces Headquarters-NY
LATHAM-- Major General Joseph Taluto, the Adjutant General, speaks about the 31 members of the New York Army National Guard, and one Naval Militia member (a Marine Corps Reservist) who have given their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001.
The Joint Forces Headquarters, and New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs, holds a pre-Memorial Day ceremony annually to remember fallen New Yorkers.
NY National Guard In the News
Times union -- Fri, 24 May 2013
Photos: Remembering their sacrifice
Mary Kavaney,assistant deputy secretary for public safety, delivered remarks at pre-Memorial Day ceremony Thursday honoring those who have made the ultimate sacrifice to their country and... (more)
YNN -- Thu, 23 May 2013
Remembrance ceremony held to honor fallen soldiers
LATHAM, N.Y. -- This weekend, we thank those who gave the ultimate sacrifice to serve our country.
Ahead of Memorial Day, a remembrance ceremony honoring the men and women of the military... (more)
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)