HORNELL, N.Y. -- Maj. Gen. Patrick Murphy, The Adjutant General for the New York National Guard and Congressman Tom Reed, 23rd District congratulate Soldiers of the 222nd Military Police Company at the conclusion of the unit’s deployment ceremony here Feb. 22. Nearly 140 Soldiers of the military police unit, based in Rochester with a detachment here in Hornell, will train for overseas service at Camp Shelby, Mississippi before heading to Qatar. The unit will conduct security operations while deployed and is expected to return to New York in one year. U.S. Army photo by Eric Durr, New York National Guard.
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Daily Gazette -- Mon, 11 Dec 2017 Ballston Spa woman named to top Air National Guard position Command Chief Master Sgt. Amy Giaquinto, of Ballston Spa, is the first woman and the first Air National Guard member to serve as the top enlisted adviser to the Adjutant General of New York.... (more)
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