LATHAM-- Maj. Gen. Raymond Shields commander of the New York Army National Guard (middle) joins Air National Guard Chief Master Sgt. Michael Blake age 58 the oldest National Guard members present (right) and Army National Guard Spec. Jade Richards age 19 one of the youngest members of the New York National Guard in cutting a cake in celebration of the National Guards 381th birthday at New York National Guard headquarters in Latham N.Y. on December 13 2017. The National Guard was established in 1636 and is the oldest military force in the Department of Defense.
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Times Union -- Sun, 14 Jan 2018 Guard troops advance Several members of the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing out of Scotia have been promoted while on duty at McMurdo Station, Antarctic.
Associated Press -- Sat, 13 Jan 2018 Army National Guard Members Among Those Headed to Iraq FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) - Ninety-one New York Army National Guard soldiers assigned to the 10th Mountain Division will be deployed to Iraq.
CNN -- Sat, 13 Jan 2018 Soldier, immigrant from Ghana, died rescuing neighbors in Bronx fire NEW YORK (CNN) - Private Emmanuel Mensah went off to serve in the Army National Guard, but it was back home where he made the ultimate sacrifice.