BUFFALO-- (Left to Right) Col. Fred Kubus, outgoing commander of the 153rd Troop Command; Brig Gen. Michael Swezey, commander of the 53rd Troop Command; and Lt. Col. Reginald Sanders, incoming commander of the 153rd Troop Command, review the troops as they prepare to execute the change of command ceremony for the New York Army National Guard's 153rd Troop Command on Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Connecticut St. Armory.
The 153rd, A brigade level subordinate unit of the 53rd Troop Command,is responsible for commanding New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen responding to state emergencies in western New York.
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WBFO -- Thu, 19 Oct 2017 Local NY National Guard members, supplies head to Puerto Rico for hurricane relief The island of Puerto Rico faces months of cleaning up and rebuilding following Hurricane Maria. On Thursday, 125 members of the New York Army National Guard flew out of the Niagara Falls... (more)
Spectrum News -- Thu, 19 Oct 2017 More WNY National Guardsmen traveling to Puerto Rico NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - A total of 125 Western New York National Guardsmen are on their way to Puerto Rico, flying out of the Niagara Air Falls Reserve Thursday morning.
Pocono Record/ Buffalo News -- Thu, 19 Oct 2017 125 National Guard soldiers leaving Thursday for Puerto Rico hurricane relief mission One-hundred twenty-five Buffalo-based members of the New York Army National Guard are expected to leave Thursday to help with relief efforts in Puerto Rico.