Rear Admiral Warren Smith(left) the commander of the New York Naval Militia salutes Major General Ray Shields the Adjutant General of New York as takes command of the 2700-member force during a change of command ceremony held at New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs headquarters in Latham N.Y. on Friday Oct. 18 2019 while the outgoing commander Rear Admiral Timothy Zakriski looks on. Zakriski is retiring after 39-years of service in the Marine Corps Reserve the Navy Reserve and the New York Naval Militia.
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defense.gov -- Mon, 01 Jun 2020 Honor Guard Soldiers Continue Performing Final Salutes During COVID-19 On a warm and cloudy morning, Army Sgt. Nikole Clark and Army Spc. Austin Dycha stepped out of their cars at Holy Cross Cemetery in Lackawanna, New York, to conduct a funeral ceremony in honor... (more)
Riverhead News-Review -- Tue, 26 May 2020 Col. Shawn Fitzgerald of Cutchogue to become new commander of 106th Rescue Wing New York Air National Guard Col. Shawn Fitzgerald will become the next commander of the 106th Rescue Wing based in Westhampton Beach, the Air Force announced last week. Col. Fitzgerald, who... (more)
WVIB -- Mon, 25 May 2020 New Yorks National Guard is helping get COVID 19 test kits to communities in need NIAGARA FALLS N.Y. (WIVB) Members of the National Guard had the task this weekend of packaging about 350,000 COVID-19 testing kits. They had three days to get the job done and were able to... (more)