BASRA, Iraq-- Brig. Gen. Pat Murphy, the Adjutant General of New York, shakes the hand of 206th Military Police Company member Spec. Tracy Bryant during a visit to the Basra Logistics Support Area on April 7.
Murphy, the commander of the New York National Guard was visiting the 206th and other New York Army National Guard units in Iraq and Kuwait along with Command Sgt. Major Robert Van Pelt, the New York State Sgt. Major has part of the Joint Monthly Access for Reserve Components program which allows both Army Reserve and National Guard leaders to go see their troops deployed in Iraq or Afghanistan.
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Associated Press -- Mon, 25 Jul 2016 Upstate woman to become top enlisted airman in NY Air Guard ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A veteran of the war in Afghanistan is set to become the first woman to hold the top enlisted airman's position in the New York Air National Guard.
Times Union -- Sun, 24 Jul 2016 Warrant officer earns Legion of Merit: Veteran Vartigan of Brunswick gets Legion of Merit Chief Warrant Officer Five Lawrence Vartigian of Brunswick received a Legion of Merit upon retirement from the New York Army National Guard after 41 years of military service.
defense.gov -- Fri, 22 Jul 2016 Guardsmen Train at Fort Polk Guardsmen participate in a combined arms live-fire exercise at Peason Ridge, La., July 15, 2016. Photos by multiple military photographers