Photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Miller, 106th Rescue Wing, New York Air National Guard
FARMINGDALE, NY --Major General Patrick Murphy, the Adjutant General of New York is joined by Army Reserve Major General William Waff, commander of the 99th Regional Support Command, Army Reserve Brigadier General John Cornelus,Commander of the 800th Military Police Brigade, and representatives of the Navy and Marine Corps Reserve and local and state political leaders during a ceremony officially opening the new Farmingdale Armed Forces Reserve Center on August 16.
The center will provide a training base for more than 1500 members of the New York Army National Guard, the Army Reserve, the Navy Reserve and the Marine Corps Reserve and employ more than 150 full-time service members. The New York Army National Guard is the lead agency for the project.
NY National Guard In the News
Observer -- Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Dunkirk National Guard Soldiers among those at Fort Drum for training
More than 250 New York Army National Guard Soldiers from the 642d Aviation Support Battalion Rear Detachment are participating in annual training at Fort Drum this month. The soldiers arrived... (more)
Associated Press -- Tue, 22 Jul 2014
New York Guard members conducting annual training
CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. -- Two hundred members of New York state’s volunteer defense force are conducting their annual weeklong training program at a Hudson Valley military site.
Time Warner Cable News -- Mon, 21 Jul 2014
New York Army National Guard Soldiers Training on Fort Drum
It’s usually the one time out of the year that New York Army National Guard Soldiers get to train with their entire battalion. Reporter Elizabeth Jeneault was in Fort Drum, where... (more)