NEW YORK--Major General Robert Wolfe, the commander of the New York Naval Militia, presents the New York State Defense of Liberty Medal to New York Guard Major Michael Lonski on May 23. The award recognizes the support that Lonksi, a trauma psychologist, provided to members of the National Guard and the New York Military Forces in the days following the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center. The ceremony took place on the HMCS Iroquois. The Canadian destroyer was docked in New York for Fleet Week ceremonies. The New York Guard is the state’s volunteer defense force.
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Nyack Patch -- Wed, 18 Jul 2018 Promotions For Local Members Of NY National Guard Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability, and development potential.
Times Union -- Wed, 18 Jul 2018 Schoharie Co. resident ends military career with flight over Scotia SCOTIA - New York Air National Guard Lt. Col. Dave Panzera, who piloted LC-130 "Ski Birds" to Antarctica for two decades, made his final Air Force flight on Tuesday with his father... (more)
Eagle News -- Tue, 17 Jul 2018 Area National Guard members promoted Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for... (more)