WASHINGTON--U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Ray Shields the Adjutant
General of New York presents a command challenge coin to Staff Sgt. Justin Rivera, a Rochester resident and an infantry squad leader with Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion 108th Infantry Regiment during a visit to New York National Guard Troops on duty in Washington on Feb. 3, 2021. and Rochester N.Y. More than 500 citizen-Soldiers from the New York Army National Guard have deployed to the nations capital to provide security and support to civil authorities. The National Guard has been requested to continue supporting federal law enforcement agencies with security communications medical evacuation logistics and safety support to state district and federal agencies through mid-March.
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WTEN -- Thu, 25 Feb 2021 Air National Guard Members return home from Antarctica (video) SCOTIA, N.Y. (NEWS 10) Tonight, 50 National Guard Airmen came home from Operation Deep Freeze, a mission in Antarctica that helps deliver supplies to researchers at the South Pole. Cold weather... (more)
Spectrum News -- Wed, 24 Feb 2021 NY National Guard to Hold Memorial Ceremony for Mendon Crash Victims Friday ROCHESTER, N.Y. A memorial service for the three soldiers killed in a helicopter crash last month will now take place on Friday. The New York Army National Guard will hold the service at... (more)
WAMC -- Mon, 22 Feb 2021 Orange County Resident Is Promoted To One-Star General ( Audio) An Orange County resident has been promoted to one-star general in the New York National Guard. Isabel Rivera Smith, a Goshen resident and Iraq War veteran who started in the Army as a truck... (more)