TROY -- New York Army National Guard Maj. Gen. Steven N. Wickstrom receives his two-star rank from his wife Collette during a promotion ceremony here Feb. 12. Wickstrom, commander of the 42nd Infantry Division, has commanded the division since the spring of 2009. Maj. Gen. Patrick Murphy, the New York State Adjutant General presided over the general officer promotion. Wickstrom was promoted in front of about 200 Soldiers of the 42nd Divison Headquarters, leaders of the division’s aligned-for-training brigades and directors of the Joint Force Headquarters staff of the New York National Guard.
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News 3 -- Sun, 14 Oct 2018 Two more bodies recovered in deadly plane crash, investigation continues WEST HAMPTON BEACH, NY (WFSB) - Two more bodies were recovered on Sunday afternoon after a plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday morning, officials said.
Times Union -- Sun, 14 Oct 2018 'Rainbow' pivotal in WWI offensive :New York National Guard division had big casualties The New York Army National Guard's 42nd "Rainbow" Division played a pivotal role in the final battles of World War I a century ago.
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