LATHAM N.Y. -- Keri ONeil (left) Colleen Casey (middle left) Lisa Hedges (middle right) and her son Jacob Hedges (far right) plant a bed of marigolds at the New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs (DMNA) here June 11. The planting which resembles the shape of a yellow ribbon is the annual community service project for the New York State Family Programs Teen Council. ONeil of Rotterdam N.Y. is a Family Programs child and youth program coordinator; Casey of Granville N.Y. is a lead child and youth program coordinator for Family Programs; Jacob Hedges is the treasurer of the teen council and son of 109th Airlift Wing member Lt. Col. Jeffrey Hedges; and Lisa Hedges is a Family Programs volunteer. The Hedges live in Schoharie N.Y.
DMNA Press Releases
NY National Guard In the News
Ithaca Journal -- Thu, 30 Jul 2015 Citizen soldiers: Local guard unit trains at Fort Drum FORT DRUM Each of the nearly 80 members of Delta Company, 2nd Battalion,108th Infantry Regiment, the Ithaca-area based New York National Guard unit,has a similar reason for their service -... (more)
Department of Defense.gov -- Thu, 30 Jul 2015 Face of Defense: Father, Daughter Helicopter Pilots Fly Together FORT DRUM, N.Y., July 30, 2015 - Army Warrant Officer Meghan Polis, a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilot in the New York National Guard, doesn’t remember it but she logged her first... (more)
Nationalguard.mil -- Thu, 30 Jul 2015 New York pararescueman is Air National Guard’s Outstanding NCO of the Year JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. - The drive to succeed in a job he thoroughly enjoys while being able to serve others is what fuels Staff Sgt. Douglas Kechijian,the Air National Guard’s... (more)