FORT HAMILTON-- At an early morning formation on Thursday, May 17, members of Joint Task Empire Shield Bravo Company look on as Joint Task Force Empire Shield Commander LTC Peter Riley and Joint Forces HQ State Chaplain CH (COL) Eric Olsen coined 2LT Zadell-Scafe -369th HHC , SFC Esquilin -369th HHC (both from Bravo Company JTF-ES) and SSGT Quiroga 106 RQW Air National Guard (Charlie Company JTF-ES) for their excellence, and being selected to be interviewed to by the Center of Army Profession and Ethicss (CAPE). The film crew from CAPE filmed the coining presentation, Service members on post, and interviewed the services about their experience in receiving APET (Army Profession and Ethics training) while on Joint task Force Empire Shield. The three service members coined were selected from among 58 who were APET certified on the Task Force
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Associated Press -- Sat, 03 Dec 2016 NY Army National Guard support unit getting new commander CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Army National Guard unit that provides military police, transportation and other support elements is getting a new commander.
Associated Press -- Fri, 02 Dec 2016 NY-based Air Guard Unit Rescues Buzz Aldrin from South Pole GLENVILLE, N.Y. The U.S. military air crew that evacuated former astronaut Buzz Aldrin from the South Pole is a New York-based National Guard unit that specializes in missions to some of... (more)
Time Warner Cable News -- Thu, 01 Dec 2016 Out of This World: Astronaut Legend Buzz Aldrin Saved by Scotia's 109th Airlift Wing One of the first men to walk on the surface of the moon was medically evacuated from the South Pole and hospitalized Thursday -- some New York National Guard members aided in that effort.