BUFFALO--Lt. Col. John Burke accepts the colors of the 27th Brigade Special Troops Battalion from Col Geogg Slack, commander of the 27th Brigade Combat Team, during change-of-command ceremonies held Sunday, Sept. 13 at the Connecticut St. Armory.
Lt. Col. Burke took command of the unit, which includes engineers, military intelligence and signals troops, from Lt. Col. Reginald Sanders.
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Salamanca Press -- Tue, 17 Jan 2017 Emergency preparedness training set for Jan. 21 SALAMANCA - New York National Guard troops, in conjunction with the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, will be presenting a free disaster preparedness class... (more)
WNYT -- Thu, 12 Jan 2017 Police looking at surveillance video in deadly hit-and-run that killed National Guard member Colonie police are now reviewing surveillance video from local businesses as they try to find the driver involved in a hit-and-run that killed a National Guard member.
Times Union -- Mon, 09 Jan 2017 Police ID National Guard soldier as pedestrian in fatal hit-and-run COLONIE -- A master sergeant of the New York Army National Guard was killed in suspected hit-and-run Sunday while in town for weekend training, Colonie police said Monday.