LATHAM - Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joseph Biden gives a hug to Theresa Martel, whose husband, 1st Sgt. Joseph Martel, is deployed with the 206th Military Police Company in Basra, Iraq, as Susan Taluto, the wife of Maj. Gen. Joseph Taluto, the Adjutant General, looks on.
Dr. Biden spent the afternoon of Sept. 21 visting New York National Guard Headquarters to learn more about the New York Army National Guard Yellow Ribbon Program. She was in the Capital Region to accompany President Barak Obama to Hudson Valley Community College for a speech there.
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Associated Press -- Wed, 20 Sep 2017 Long Island gets ready as Jose swings by DIX HILLS, N.Y. (AP) - New York officials say National Guard members, emergency equipment and supplies are ready on Long Island in case tropical storm conditions occur there.
Associated Press -- Wed, 20 Sep 2017 Deployment of NY Guardsmen, Troopers to Caribbean on Hold The deployment of more than 100 members of the New York Army Guard and state police to the U.S. Virgin Islands to help with hurricane recovery efforts is on hold because of another storm approaching... (more)
defense.gov -- Thu, 14 Sep 2017 Air Guardsmen Evacuate Personnel in Wake of Hurricane Irma Guardsman transport evacuees from St. Maarten to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 10, 2017, during relief efforts following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Photos by Air Force Staff Sgt. Erin... (more)