CAMP SMITH TRAINING SITE-- Members of the New York Guard, the state's volunteer and emergency response force, train on a Mobile Emergency Command Center or MERC, during their annual training here on Wednesday, July 23. New York Guard members are uniformed volunteers who serve as part of the New York State military forces and assist and augment the New York Army and Air National Guard during state missions and emergencies. The New York Guard's week-long training period began on Sunday, July 21.
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Associated Press -- Mon, 25 Jul 2016 Upstate woman to become top enlisted airman in NY Air Guard ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A veteran of the war in Afghanistan is set to become the first woman to hold the top enlisted airman's position in the New York Air National Guard.
Times Union -- Sun, 24 Jul 2016 Warrant officer earns Legion of Merit: Veteran Vartigan of Brunswick gets Legion of Merit Chief Warrant Officer Five Lawrence Vartigian of Brunswick received a Legion of Merit upon retirement from the New York Army National Guard after 41 years of military service.
defense.gov -- Fri, 22 Jul 2016 Guardsmen Train at Fort Polk Guardsmen participate in a combined arms live-fire exercise at Peason Ridge, La., July 15, 2016. Photos by multiple military photographers