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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We are the Mighty -- Fri, 23 Feb 2018 This hero was so deadly, they called him 'Black Death In this modern world, earning a nickname is generally a piece of cake. Show up for work one day with a half-shaven face and you will quickly be slapped with one or two loving and memorable... (more)
Times Union -- Fri, 23 Feb 2018 100 years ago: Trained U.S. soldiers ready to fight The state Division of Military and Naval Affairs is reminding residents about key dates affecting New Yorkers during the 100-year anniversary of Americas entry into World War I. The press... (more)
Defense.gov -- Thu, 22 Feb 2018 Guard Salutes Fallen New York City Apartment Fire Hero NEW YORK CITY, Feb. 21, 2018 - Army National Guard leaders recently honored a New York Army National Guardsman who died while rescuing his neighbors during the deadliest fire here in more... (more)