CAMP SMITH TRAINING SITE, Cortlandt Manor, N.Y. -- New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Robert Giordano, left, receives the colors of the 1st Battalion, 106th Regiment (Regional Training Institute) during his assumption of command ceremony here Nov. 20. Giordano, an Iraq war veteran from Rexford, N.Y., took command from Lt. Col. Michael McGurty, an Afghan war veteran from Montgomery, N.Y. The 106th RTI provides leadership and Soldier training for New York and other northeastern state Army National Guard forces. Handing command to Giordano is the 106th RTI Commander Col. Michel Natali. Photo by Spc. James Roa, New York Army National Guard.
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