Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Steven Petibone, Joint Forces Headquarters
LATHAM--Major General Joseph Taluto, the Adjutant General, initials the new contract between the New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs and the New York State Association of Civilian Technicans, the union that represents federal employees of the New York National Guard on Thursday, July 30, as union state chairman Craig Solo looks on.
The three-year contract covers 2,047 technicians who work for the New York Army and Air National Guard while also being members of the force.
The New York National Guard has the third largest technician workforce in the United States.
NY National Guard In the News
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)
YNN -- Thu, 16 May 2013
National Guard members compete to become best warrior
Sixteen National Guard soldiers from the North East, labeled as the best of the best, are all aiming to become the Army’s warrior of the year. YNN’s John Wagner reports on one... (more)
NewsOne -- Wed, 15 May 2013
Henry L. Johnson Fends Off German Captors During World War I On This Day In 1918
United States Army soldier Henry L. Johnson (pictured), also known as “Black Death,” earned his fearsome nickname in France during World War I. After being ambushed by German forces and... (more)