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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CBS New York -- Mon, 07 Aug 2017 Lost Medals Returned To Vets, Families On National Purple Heart Day NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Monday marked National Purple Heart Day - commemorating the creation of the oldest American military decoration for merit. The Purple Heart is a military decoration... (more)
Military Times -- Mon, 07 Aug 2017 NY Army National Guard's 42nd Division marks centennial ALBANY, N.Y. - A New York Army National Guard unit that traces its lineage to the U.S. entry into the First World War is marking a century as a fighting force. The 42nd Infantry Division... (more)
The Daily Gazette -- Mon, 07 Aug 2017 Air National Guard honors Chuck Steiner, his advocacy Conference room called a fitting tribute to longtime advocate GLENVILLE - Two more honors have been conferred on late chamber of commerce leader and tireless Schenectady advocate Chuck Steiner. The... (more)