CAMP SMITH--New York Army National Guard Major Luis Marquez speaks with Cable Channel News 12 Reporter Chelsea Edmonds during a farewell ceremony for the New York Stability Transition Team held here on Sunday, Jan. 15. The team, composed of 48 Army National Guard Senior officers and non-commissioned officers will work with Afghan National Army and police force units to help prepare for the withdrawal of U.S. and allied forces. The team will train at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, and deploy to Afghanistan later this year.
Major General Patrick Murphy, the Adjutant General, and other senior leaders took part in the event, which included a lunch for team members and their families
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Associated Press -- Tue, 23 Oct 2018 NY Air National Guard unit begins annual South Pole mission SCOTIA, N.Y. (AP) - An annual mission to the South Pole that involves hundreds of members of a New York Air National Guard unit is now underway.
Defense.gov -- Mon, 22 Oct 2018 Flight of the Navigator: What DOD Antarctica Missions Are Like The Air Force's LC-130 Hercules aircraft, known as the Skibird, is the only ski-equipped airplane in the U.S. military, and its peacekeeping missions to Antarctica supporting science exploration... (more)
Times Union -- Fri, 19 Oct 2018 Photos: Change of Command ceremony at the Division of Military & Naval Affairs in Colonie Colors were posted during the Change of Command ceremony at the Division of Military & Naval Affairs Friday Oct. 19, 2018 in Colonie, NY. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul presented the New York... (more)