NEW YORK--Chief of International Affairs at the Brazil Ministry of Defense Rear Admiral Guilherme Da Silva Costa(center right) and New York National Guard Adjutant Gen. Maj. Gen. Raymond Shields (right) sign a state partnership agreement on the U.S.S. Intrepid Manhattan N.Y. March 14 2019. Admiral Craig Faller the commander of the United States Southern Command ( center left) and General Joseph Lengyel Chief of the National Guard Bureau (far left) also took part in the signing event. The State Partnership between the New York National Guard and Brazil is a Department of Defense joint security cooperation program executed by the State Adjutants General in support of Combatant Commanders and U.S. Chiefs of Mission to help achieve security cooperation objectives and Department of Defense policy goals.
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Eagle News -- Tue, 29 Sep 2020 Cazenovia resident commands New York Air National Guards 174th Attack Wing Last May, Colonel William J. McCrink, III, a 24-year Air Force veteran and Cazenovia resident, took command of the New York Air National Guards 174th Attack Wing in Syracuse. Stationed at... (more)
Times Union -- Sun, 27 Sep 2020 Duty Calls: State National Guard top medical advisor promoted to colonel Dr. William LeCates of Cooperstown resident and president of Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown, has been promoted to colonel during a ceremony at the New York Army National Guard Headquarters... (more)
Saratogian -- Wed, 23 Sep 2020 Snapshot New York Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Isabel Polanco receives here new rank from her mother Delia Velazquez, during ceremonies marking Polanco's promotion outside New York National Guard... (more)