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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Batavia Daily News -- Mon, 19 Mar 2018 Just dropping in: National Guard troops spend two days in cold weather exercise in Java. JAVA CENTER - More than 40 Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 101st Cavalry Regiment of the New York Army National Guard endured harsh winter weather to conduct reconnaissance training... (more)
Oneida Daily Dispatch -- Mon, 19 Mar 2018 National Guard practice emergency response at Hamilton College Clinton, N.Y. -- To better prepare for future threats, Hamilton College engaged in an exercise to simulate a response to a threat involving weapons of mass destruction.
WHAM -- Mon, 19 Mar 2018 Governor Cuomo orders flags to half-staff in honor of fallen NY National Guard members ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHAM) - Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered all flags on all state government buildings to be flown at half-staff on March 19.