LATHAM -- First Lieutenant Michael Squires (left) takes the Headquarters and Headquarters Company guide on from Col. Michael Bobeck, commander, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade in a change of command ceremony at the opening formation of the units drill on Oct. 16.
Squires, who recently returned from Iraq with the 3rd Battalion, 142nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, took command of HHC from 1st Lieutenant Joshua Heimroth (right).
In a follow on ceremony, HHC 1st Sgt. Joseph Marino took over as the new 1st Sgt. for Sgt. 1st Class Robert Ravert.
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USA Today -- Wed, 20 Oct 2021 Fact check: National Guard members would need vaccination to help with New York health care The claim: Nurses fired for refusing vaccine in New York can be replaced by unvaccinated National Guard members The vaccine mandate for New York health care workers has sparked a misinformed... (more)
Accuweather, -- Wed, 20 Oct 2021 New York National Guard trains with Brazil (Video) A pilot with the 106th Rescue Wing says this type of training helps improve techniques during combat missions and for severe weather operations too.
TBR NewsMedia, -- Mon, 18 Oct 2021 Student volunteers clean up Smithtowns Long Beach On Saturday, Sept. 25, approximately 40 Town of Smithtown Youth & Community Alliance student-volunteers joined up with members of the National Guard Counterdrug Task Force, in conjunction... (more)