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Download full resolution image Lt. Col. Rolf Metz German Army Liaison Officer to the United States Military Academy West Point N.Y. presents the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge to New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Dorvee 1427th Transportation Bn Queensbury N.Y durin

NewYork Soldiers Earn German Award

CAMP SMITH TRAINING SITE -- Lt. Col. Rolf Metz German Army Liaison Officer to the United States Military Academy West Point N.Y. presents the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge to New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Dorvee 1427th Transportation Bn Queensbury N.Y during a ceremony here Aug. 3 2014. The decoration is traditionally awarded to German enlisted soldiers for weapons proficiency and is one of the few foreign awards approved for wear by U.S. military personnel. Metz worked with 53rd Troop Command leaders to allow New York Army National Guard Soldiers to earn the coveted award in New York.

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Time Warner Cable News -- Tue, 21 Feb 2017 Rosetta Burke Became New York State's First Female Brigadier General Rosetta Burke is a true trailblazer -- serving our country in the National Guard and becoming the first female general. In the next part of our series, 'Facing the Rising Sun: Profiles of... (more)

Times Union -- Tue, 21 Feb 2017 Four Capital Region museums explore World War I: Museums look at local buildup to conflict The impact of World War I on New York and the Capital Region is a story that state and local museums are telling as the centennial of the U.S. entry into the war approaches.

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