ALBANY--New York Air National Guard Command Chief Master Sgt. Hardy Pierce displays his certificate after being recognized for his military accomplishments during a Black History Month event held at the Empire State Plaza on Thursday. Feb. 23. With Pierce are Joseph Rabito (right)the First Deputy Commissioner of the New York State Office of General Services and Alphonso B. David (left)
Deputy Secretary for Civil Rights.
The Thursday event, organized by the Office of General Services and the New York State Museum also recognized Col. Stephanie Dawson, commander of the 369th Sustainment Brigade, Retired Brigadier General Rosetta Burke, the New York National Guard Yellow Ribbon Program, and the family of Sgt. Deon Taylor, a New York Army National Guard Soldier killed in Afghanistan in 2008.
Pierce retires from his position as the top enlisted Airman in the New York Air National Guard in March and will be replaced by Command Chief Master Sgt. Richard King.
DMNA Press Releases
NY National Guard In the News
Nationalguard.mil -- Tue, 15 Oct 2019 Brazilian three-star general visits New York National Guard NEW YORK, N.Y Brazilian Lt. Gen. Achilles Furlan Neto, the operations officer for the Brazilian Army, visited New York National Guard senior leaders, Soldiers and Airmen and facilities in... (more)
Tap Into Greater Olean -- Sun, 13 Oct 2019 National Guard Promotes Olean and Allegany Residents LATHAM, NY Two residents of the Greater Olean area have received promotions in the New York Army National Guard. Dustin Frederick of Olean has been promoted to the rank of private first... (more)
Nationalguard.mil -- Fri, 11 Oct 2019 NY Guard Soldier going to Brazilian Jungle Warfare School LATHAM, N.Y New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Thomas Carpenter, an infantry Soldier assigned to Headquarters Company of the 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry, is headed to Brazil for six... (more)