Latham -- NY National Guard Family Readiness Council President, Cherie Murphy presents a check to Sabrina Lombardo, NY National Guard Youth Program Teen Council member, September 8. The Family Readiness Council donated over $1,300.00 to the National Guard Family Program to be used during the groups Volunteer and Youth Symposium, September 19th and 20th in Saratoga Springs, NY.
The Symposium expects to be a fun packed weekend for National Guard Family Readiness Groups, military points of contact and youth volunteers. The weekend will include lectures, training and discussions on building better Family Readiness Groups, before, during and after deployments.
The Youth Program (for children ages 6-18) includes a field trip to challenge youth at Shiloh's Edge, activities with a National Guard Recruiting team, learning survival skills with the National Guard Corp Cadets and a chance to meet other National Guard kids from NY, creating lasting lifetime memories.
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Associated Press -- Sat, 29 Aug 2015 Army, Air Guard offer simulators to New York State Fair Visitors SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP)-- Visitors to the New York State Fair will be able to get a feel for what it is like to drive an armored military vehicle and control a remotely piloted aircraft.
Military Notes -- Wed, 26 Aug 2015 Leigh Valley Live Mitchell Lango, of Knowlton Township, serving with the Joint Force Headquarters, New York Army National Guard, was recently promoted to the rank of Major.
Army.mil -- Wed, 26 Aug 2015 National Guard medic awarded state’s top military honor for heroism FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (Aug. 25, 2015) --Staff Sgt. Marlana Watson was spending a quiet night at her Syracuse home playing video games when the New York Army National Guard medic and Afghan War... (more)