LATHAM N.Y. Brig. Gen. Raymond Shields assistant adjutant general Army of New York (far right) joins the oldest and newest members of the New York National Guard to cut a cake in celebration of the National Guards 380th birthday at New York National Guard headquarters here on Dec. 13. The National Guard was established in 1636 and is the oldest military force in the Department of Defense. The new and old members are (from left)Airman Kevin Gabay of the New York Air National Guards 109th Airlift Wing;Chief Warrant Officer 5 Robert Wold one of the New York Army National Guards oldest serving Soldier; and Pvt. Private Cameron Thompson age 17 New York Army National Guard.
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Nationalguard.mil -- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 New York National Guard, South African MPs conduct exchange PRETORIA, South Africa - Forty Military Police Soldiers and Airmen from both the New York National Guard and the South Africa National Defence Force (SANDF) exchanged policing, force protection... (more)
News 3 -- Sun, 14 Oct 2018 Two more bodies recovered in deadly plane crash, investigation continues WEST HAMPTON BEACH, NY (WFSB) - Two more bodies were recovered on Sunday afternoon after a plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday morning, officials said.
Times Union -- Sun, 14 Oct 2018 'Rainbow' pivotal in WWI offensive :New York National Guard division had big casualties The New York Army National Guard's 42nd "Rainbow" Division played a pivotal role in the final battles of World War I a century ago.