Photo by New York Guard Warrant Officer Ubon Mendie
NEW YORK-- New York Guard Commander Maj. Gen. Fergal Foley is awarded the Old Guard of New York City Medal for long outstanding service to the state of New York at the annual Old Guard Ball, here Jan. 28.
During his acceptance speech, Foley explained the mission of the New York Guard and added his vision for the state volunteer force, which augments and supports the New York National Guard as required with manpower and skills. In attendance were various military representatives, both retired and active.
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