New York State Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Chairman Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Dennis Lutz presents NYS Police First Deputy Superintendent Patricia M. Groeber the ESGRs Pro Patria Award during the organizations 2016 Awards Banquet in Albany, Apr. 26. The ESGRs Pro Patria Award is presented to recipients that have demonstrated the greatest support to Guard and Reserve employees through their leadership and practices including adopting personnel policies that make it easier for employees to participate in the National Guard and Reserves. This is the highest level award that may be bestowed by a state ESGR committee. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Major Corine LombardoRELEASED)
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Washington Post -- Tue, 12 Dec 2017 Clarence Beavers, pioneering black paratrooper and smoke jumper, dies at 96 Clarence Beavers, the last surviving member of Americas first black parachute unit, a World War II test platoon that went on to battle fires caused by Japanese bombs and paved the way for... (more)
Daily Gazette -- Mon, 11 Dec 2017 Ballston Spa woman named to top Air National Guard position Command Chief Master Sgt. Amy Giaquinto, of Ballston Spa, is the first woman and the first Air National Guard member to serve as the top enlisted adviser to the Adjutant General of New York.... (more)
DemRochester Democrat and Chronicle -- Mon, 11 Dec 2017 Army Guard member Joseph Nelk of Pittsford dies in Ukraine A 21-year-old New York Army National Guard member who deployed to Ukraine as part of the 7th Army Training Command's Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine died on Sunday.