QUEENSBURY, N.Y. -- The New York Army National Guard welcomed its newest Citizen Soldier on July 4th when Spc. Frank Rosales from Porter Corners, N.Y. enlisted as a Forward Artillery Observer in the Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry. Rosales, a former U.S. Marine, was recruited by a Guard Recruiting Assistant, Sgt. Erwin Dominguez of the 1st Battalion, 258th Field Artillery. Administering his oath of enlistment were Chief Warrant Officer Two Ryan Comstock from Queensbury, serving in the 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation Regiment and 2nd Lt. Dawn Hersey of Stony Creek, serving with the 42nd Infantry Division Headquarters. Both officers returned to the Queensbury Readiness Center to administer the oath of enlistment since it was the same location that they first joined the New York Army National Guard. Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Arthur P. Coon.
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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.