New York Army National Guard Sgt Andrew Valenza (right) is joined by his parents, Major Julie Valenza and Sgt. 1st Class William Valenza as they prepare to deploy together during the 42nd Infantry Division farewell ceremony held on January 11, 2020, at Siena College in Loudonville, N.Y. All five members of the Valenza family are serving. A son is already deployed in Afghanistan and a daughter is in the New York Army National Guard as well. The 42nd Infantry Division headquarters held farewell events in Loudonville, Staten Island, and Rochester.
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Times Union -- Mon, 19 Oct 2020 Duty Calls: Top enlisted Air Guard leader retires : New York Air National Guard Command Chief Master Sgt. Maureen Dooley honored New York Air National Guard Command Chief Master Sgt. Maureen Dooley has been honored during her retirement testimony at New York National Guard Headquarters in Latham. Dooley was recognized... (more)
WKBW, -- Fri, 16 Oct 2020 New York National Guard deployed to airports to help enforce mandatory travel quarantines BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) The New York National Guard is being deployed to airports across the state to assist the state health department in the travel advisory screening process, 7 Eyewitness... (more)
Nationalguard.mil, -- Thu, 15 Oct 2020 New York Airmen help fight California fires SYRACUSE, N.Y. Four New York National Guard Airmen made a big difference in California's effort to contain 27 massive wildfires this summer. Three MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft crewmembers... (more)