COLONIE, N.Y. - New York Air National Guard Lt. Col. Steven Fukino, center, and New York Naval Militia Lt. Commander Don McKnight speak with former New York City fireman Bill Massena and his guest at the Colonie Senior Services annual ceremony to "Remember those who keep us safe." The event highlights the contributions of local law enforcement, firefighters, emergency medical technicians and other first responders who work with civic leaders to safeguard their community. Fukino, the director of domestic operations for the New York National Guard, spoke about the contributions of the National Guard’s support to first responders, providing a variety of resources and manpower during domestic emergencies. Fukino highlighted the New York National Guard’s homeland roles from September 11, 2001 through the response to Tropical Storms Irene and Lee in September 2011. Photo by Col. Richard Goldenberg, Joint Force Headquarters - NY.
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Associated Press -- Mon, 25 Jul 2016 Upstate woman to become top enlisted airman in NY Air Guard ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A veteran of the war in Afghanistan is set to become the first woman to hold the top enlisted airman's position in the New York Air National Guard.
Times Union -- Sun, 24 Jul 2016 Warrant officer earns Legion of Merit: Veteran Vartigan of Brunswick gets Legion of Merit Chief Warrant Officer Five Lawrence Vartigian of Brunswick received a Legion of Merit upon retirement from the New York Army National Guard after 41 years of military service.
defense.gov -- Fri, 22 Jul 2016 Guardsmen Train at Fort Polk Guardsmen participate in a combined arms live-fire exercise at Peason Ridge, La., July 15, 2016. Photos by multiple military photographers