NEW YORK - New York Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Michael Swezey, commander of the 53rd Troop Command and the dual status commander of Joint Task Force Sandy, the state’s response force following Hurricane Sandy this fall, presents a certificate of appreciation to Lt. Col. Michael Hoblin, center, and Command Sgt. Maj. Arnold Reyes to recognize the work of the 1st Battalion, 258th Field Artillery for their rescue and recovery efforts Dec. 4. The presentation at the unit’s annual Feast of St. Barbara here in Jamaica honored the more than 230 Soldiers ordered to state active duty for the disaster response mission. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Mark Getman, New York Army National Guard. (Released)
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Batavia Daily News -- Wed, 17 Oct 2018 Seven local National Guard members receive promotions Seven local members of New York National Guard have been promoted in recognition of their "capability for additional responsibility and leadership," Major General Ray Shields,... (more)
Times Union -- Wed, 17 Oct 2018 Glenville Guardsman named top enlisted soldier for 53rd Troop Command COLONIE A Glenville resident who is a veteran of the Iraq War was named the New York Army National Guard 53rd Troop Command's top enlisted soldier.
Nationalguard.mil -- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 New York National Guard, South African MPs conduct exchange PRETORIA, South Africa - Forty Military Police Soldiers and Airmen from both the New York National Guard and the South Africa National Defence Force (SANDF) exchanged policing, force protection... (more)