LATHAM-New York Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Erich Schmidt, the New York National Guard Family Programs Operations NCO marks Red Ribbon week on October 27, 2020. During the week of October 23-31 people and groups opposed to drug use display red ribbons to show a commitment to a drug-free lifestyle. Each ribbon marks a show of support for those struggling with drug addiction.
The tradition started following the murder of Drug Enforcement Administration Agent Kiki Camarena in 1985 by Mexican drug traffickers.
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WRGB -- Mon, 14 Jun 2021 New York Army National Guard celebrates the U.S. Army's 246th birthday NEW YORK STATE (WRGB) The New York Army National Guard will celebrate the 246th birthday of the United States Army on Monday afternoon at the New York State Division of Military and Naval... (more)
NNY 360.com -- Sun, 13 Jun 2021 Oswego resident completes long career as Army National Guard officer LATHAM Col. Ben Richardson, an Oswego resident and veteran of Afghanistan, retired from the New York Army National Guard May 16, after 32 years of service during a Joint Force Headquarters... (more)
Rome Sentinel -- Sun, 13 Jun 2021 EADS comes together for group photo More than 150 New York Air National Guardsmen, Canadian Forces members and government civilians from the Eastern Air Defense Sector posed for a group shot in front of two F-16s from the 180th... (more)