GARDEN CITY--Retired Brigadier General Patrick Alesia President of the 42nd Rainbow Division Association (right) and New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Colin Stewart the readiness NCO for Charlie Company 1st Battalion 69th Infantry New York Army National Guard salute after presenting a memorial wreath at the 42nd Infantry Rainbow Division World War I memorial in Garden City New York on Nov. 7 2020. The division which is currently deployed to the Middle East was organized in Garden City in 1917 prior to deploying to World War I. Wreaths are placed at memorials to the divison located around the country during the week of Veterans Day to commemorate the founding of the division.
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Spectrum News -- Mon, 03 May 2021 New York's "Best Warriors" ready for regionals The National Guard's motto is always ready, always there, but one local pair is taking that motto to a whole other level. Staff Sgt. Stephen Mulholland is training. What You Need To Know Staff... (more)
NationalGuard.mil -- Mon, 03 May 2021 NYNG troops participate in Indiana disaster response drill MUSCATATUCK, Ind. Almost 200 New York Army National Guard Soldiers from the 101st Expeditionary Signal Battalion and 204th Engineer Battalion were among 4,200 troops taking part in an exercise... (more)
Seacoastonline, -- Mon, 26 Apr 2021 York resident Maj. Gen. Thomas Spencer in command of Army National Guard division LATHAM, N.Y. New York Army National Guard Major General Thomas Spencer, a resident of York, Maine, took command of the Troy, New Yorkbased 42nd Infantry Division during a change of command... (more)