FORT HOOD, TX-- New York Army National Guard Command Sergeant Major Frank Wicks (right) promotes 1569th Transportaton Company member Ronald Walker to sergeant during a visit to the unit on April 29. The 1569th Soldiers have been training at Fort Drum to prepare for deployment to Afghanistan. This was the first time in his 31-year military career that Wicks had "pinned on" a Soldiers new rank. He's always tried to have a family member or other leader do it, Wicks explained.
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Rome Sentinel -- Sun, 04 Nov 2018 Utica soldier lauded for accomplishment Major General Ray Shields, adjutant general of New York, announced the recent service accomplishments of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their initial commitment... (more)
National Guard.mil -- Fri, 02 Nov 2018 Exchange program offers overseas experience to N.Y. Soldiers LATHAM, N.Y. New York Army National Guard 2nd Lt. Christian Larrabee normally leads an infantry platoon in Bravo Company of the 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry. His unit training frequently... (more)
Associated Press -- Fri, 02 Nov 2018 New Netflix TV series features interviews with NY soldiers ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Three officers with ties to the New York Army National Guards 42nd Infantry Division will appear in a new Netflix series about recipients of the U.S. militarys highest decoration... (more)