RYE BROOK N.Y. - Children from the New York Army National Guards 101st Expeditionary Signal Battalion display welcome home banners for their deployed parent following the New York National Guard Family Program Strong Bonds event here June 2 at the Doral Arrowwood Conference Center. The weekend event supported 18 spoused and families of deployed Soldiers of the 101st Signal Battalion due home from Afghanistan in late June and early July. The retreat encouraged discussion about issues families faced during the deployment and how families can help their Soldier with reintegration once they return. The battalion mobilized some 450 Soldiers in September 2012 and provided communications support for the past nine months in Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom. Photo by Chaplain Candidate (1st Lt.) Mark Getman 3rd Battalion 142nd Aviation.
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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)
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