Photo by John Willsey, New York National Guard Job Zone
FARMINGDALE--Retired Command Sgt. Major Bob VanPelt, Program Coordinator of the New York National Guard Job Zone, presents David Rivera, Program Manager of the Suffolk County Veteran’s Service Agency, with a keepsake to thank him for his support of a job fair held for veterans and serving New York National Guard Soldiers at the Farmingdale Armed Forces Reserve Center on Feb 10. Looking on is New York Army National Guard 1st Lt. David Myones, supervisor of the Field Maintenance Shop at Farmingdale and commander of Company F 427th Brigade Support Battalion.
Eighty employers took part in the event which was visited by 175 Soldiers and Veterans.
NY National Guard In the News
Army.mil -- Tue, 29 Jul 2014
New York National Guard training takes to skies
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Times Union -- Tue, 29 Jul 2014
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MDJ -- Mon, 28 Jul 2014
Honor quest for N.Y. WWI hero marches on
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