LATHAM - Retiring Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Rentz, Command Sergeant Major for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade passes the unit colors to Col. Mark Stryker, 42nd commander, so that command will be transferred to the incoming Command Sergeant Major, John Houck on June 12.
After the exchange of colors, Rentz retired from the New York Army National Guard after serving as a Sergeant Major for 13 years.
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Batavia Daily News -- Mon, 19 Mar 2018 Just dropping in: National Guard troops spend two days in cold weather exercise in Java. JAVA CENTER - More than 40 Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 101st Cavalry Regiment of the New York Army National Guard endured harsh winter weather to conduct reconnaissance training... (more)
Oneida Daily Dispatch -- Mon, 19 Mar 2018 National Guard practice emergency response at Hamilton College Clinton, N.Y. -- To better prepare for future threats, Hamilton College engaged in an exercise to simulate a response to a threat involving weapons of mass destruction.
WHAM -- Mon, 19 Mar 2018 Governor Cuomo orders flags to half-staff in honor of fallen NY National Guard members ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHAM) - Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered all flags on all state government buildings to be flown at half-staff on March 19.