NEW YORK-- New York Army National Guard Soldiers, from left, Private 1st Class Alex Bryers of Mastic Beach, Staff Sgt. Rosemary Taylor of Hillis and Spc. Adisha Donovan from Brooklyn all assist with the collection, sorting and distribution of donated toys and gifts at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan for Governor Andrew Cuomo’s “NY Gives Initiative,” providing state duties in support of the New York State Office of General Services to support the distribution of the donated items to families in need across the New York City region struck by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The Soldiers, part of the 222nd Chemical Company, based at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn, served for three days along with more than 50 other Soldiers to help bring holiday cheer to needy families across New York City and Westchester. Photo by 1st Lt. Mark Getman, 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation Regiment.
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Rome Sentinel -- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 Roman top enlisted NY Air National Guard airman Chief Master Sgt. Maureen Dooley, a Rome resident, is now the top enlisted airman for the 5,600-member New York Air National Guard.
New York Times -- Mon, 19 Feb 2018 Soldier Who Died Saving People From Bronx Fire Is Hailed at His Funeral When the deadliest fire in New York City in more than 25 years ripped through the apartment building where Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah lived, he made a choice.
WPIX -- Sat, 17 Feb 2018 Soldier killed while saving lives in tragic Bronx house fire honored with medals THE BRONX Private First Class Emmanuel Mensah, who lost his life while trying to rescue others in a horrific house fire in the Bronx late last year, was honored with the Soldiers Medal and... (more)