New York Army National Guard Brigadier General Michel Natali, a Halfmoon, New York, resident, receives his second star as a major general from his wife Barbara and Maj. Gen. Ray Shields, the Adjutant General of New York, during his promotion to the rank of major general during a ceremony on Friday, August 14, at the New York National Guard headquarters in Latham.
The ceremony was held in front of a socially distant audience of 40 New York National Guard leaders and staff. A live-stream was provided for Natalis family, including his parents in Watertown, N.Y.
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