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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Eagle News -- Tue, 17 Jul 2018 Area National Guard members promoted Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for... (more)
Army.mil -- Tue, 17 Jul 2018 New York Army National Guard helps fight forest fire near Canadian border ALTONA, N.Y. -- New York Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk aircrews from 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation dropped more than 100,000 gallons of water July 13 and 15 on a 526-acre forest fire... (more)
Times Union -- Thu, 12 Jul 2018 1918 casualty a notable son The casualty list released by the American Expeditionary Force on July 21, 1918 listed 64 American soldiers and marines killed in action and 28 missing.But the name reporters noticed first... (more)