Photo by John Willsey, New York National Guard Job Zone
FARMINGDALE--Retired Command Sgt. Major Bob VanPelt, Program Coordinator of the New York National Guard Job Zone, presents David Rivera, Program Manager of the Suffolk County Veteran’s Service Agency, with a keepsake to thank him for his support of a job fair held for veterans and serving New York National Guard Soldiers at the Farmingdale Armed Forces Reserve Center on Feb 10. Looking on is New York Army National Guard 1st Lt. David Myones, supervisor of the Field Maintenance Shop at Farmingdale and commander of Company F 427th Brigade Support Battalion.
Eighty employers took part in the event which was visited by 175 Soldiers and Veterans.
NY National Guard In the News
OC Breeze -- Thu, 28 Aug 2014
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DVIDS -- Wed, 27 Aug 2014
104th MP Battalion Certified to Operation on Fort Drum
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Capital New York -- Wed, 27 Aug 2014
WW1 Veteran from Albany in line for Medal of Honor
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