LATHAM--The New York Army National Guard's newest brigadier general, Brig. Gen. Raymond Shields (center) joins Chief Warrant Officer 5 Brian Smith, who enlisted in 1973, and Pvt. Shelbi Vanderbogart, who enlisted Dec. 13, 2011, in cutting the National Guard's Birthday Cake during a ceremony held at New York National Guard headquarters in Latham, N.Y., Dec. 13, 2012, which marked the 376th anniversary of the birth of the National Guard. The celebration has become an annual event.
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Defense.gov -- Fri, 15 Dec 2017 Face of Defense: Brothers End Guard Service in Joint Retirement Ceremony LATHAM, N.Y., Dec. 14, 2017 - Two brothers who deployed to Iraq together in 2005 marked the end of their service in the New York Army National Guard during a joint retirement ceremony at New... (more)
Saratoga Today -- Fri, 15 Dec 2017 Military Promotion SARATOGA SPRINGS - New York Army National Guard Major Todd Balog, an Afghanistan veteran with more than 16 years of active and Guard military service, received his promotion to the rank of... (more)
ABC news 10 -- Thu, 14 Dec 2017 NY National Guard dispatched to help California fight wildfires NY National Guard dispatched to help California fight wildfires.