SCOTIA-- New York Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Michael Swezey thanks members of the New York Naval Militia, who also serve with the United States Navy Reserve for their service during the state response to Tropical Storm Irene during a ceremony at the Scotia Armed Forces Reserve Center on Sunday, Dec. 4. Swezey, who commanded Joint Task Force Irene during the storm response, presented New York State Humanitarian Service Medals to 40 Naval Reserve members during the Sunday morning event.
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Pointer View -- Thu, 11 Oct 2018 Educating community on unexpected disasters West Point staff, faculty and surrounding communities attended the Citizen Preparedness Corps Disaster Preparedness Seminar Sept. 27 at Eisenhower Hall. The event was an educational forum... (more)
Times Union -- Thu, 11 Oct 2018 1918: NY soldiers in Rainbow Division join in Argonne offensive The New York Army National Guards 42nd Rainbow Division played a pivotal role in the final battles of World War I a century ago. But the soldiers fighting in the Meuse-Argonne paid a terrible... (more)
Associated Press -- Wed, 10 Oct 2018 New York sends National Guard to help with Hurricane Michael ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York state is dispatching National Guard personnel and aircraft to Florida and Mississippi to assist with the response to Hurricane Michael.