LATHAM Damian Stager (left), Gabe Reinhart (right front) and 25 other children from the Cohoes Community Center joined military kids from the Capital District area to honor past and future hero’s and support each other, Nov 11. The kids spent time creating "Hero Packs" which will be given to children of Soldiers deploying overseas to say thank you to the families of service members for their sacrifice. The packs include a letter from a local non-military child expressing their appreciation for the recipients’ loved ones service and the families sacrifice. A letter writing kit composed of stationary, stamps and pen pal information is included so the military child can communicate with their Soldier or other kids.
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NY National Guard In the News
Rome Sentinel -- Sun, 04 Nov 2018 Utica soldier lauded for accomplishment Major General Ray Shields, adjutant general of New York, announced the recent service accomplishments of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their initial commitment... (more)
National Guard.mil -- Fri, 02 Nov 2018 Exchange program offers overseas experience to N.Y. Soldiers LATHAM, N.Y. New York Army National Guard 2nd Lt. Christian Larrabee normally leads an infantry platoon in Bravo Company of the 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry. His unit training frequently... (more)
Associated Press -- Fri, 02 Nov 2018 New Netflix TV series features interviews with NY soldiers ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Three officers with ties to the New York Army National Guards 42nd Infantry Division will appear in a new Netflix series about recipients of the U.S. militarys highest decoration... (more)