RYE BROOK N.Y. - Children from the New York Army National Guards 101st Expeditionary Signal Battalion display welcome home banners for their deployed parent following the New York National Guard Family Program Strong Bonds event here June 2 at the Doral Arrowwood Conference Center. The weekend event supported 18 spoused and families of deployed Soldiers of the 101st Signal Battalion due home from Afghanistan in late June and early July. The retreat encouraged discussion about issues families faced during the deployment and how families can help their Soldier with reintegration once they return. The battalion mobilized some 450 Soldiers in September 2012 and provided communications support for the past nine months in Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom. Photo by Chaplain Candidate (1st Lt.) Mark Getman 3rd Battalion 142nd Aviation.
DMNA Press Releases
NY National Guard In the News
Riverhead News-Review -- Tue, 26 May 2020 Col. Shawn Fitzgerald of Cutchogue to become new commander of 106th Rescue Wing New York Air National Guard Col. Shawn Fitzgerald will become the next commander of the 106th Rescue Wing based in Westhampton Beach, the Air Force announced last week. Col. Fitzgerald, who... (more)
WVIB -- Mon, 25 May 2020 New Yorks National Guard is helping get COVID 19 test kits to communities in need NIAGARA FALLS N.Y. (WIVB) Members of the National Guard had the task this weekend of packaging about 350,000 COVID-19 testing kits. They had three days to get the job done and were able to... (more)
WTEN -- Fri, 22 May 2020 NY National Guard honors Memorial Day LATHAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) The New York National Guard honored fallen Guardsmen Friday with a smaller ceremony due to the coronavirus pandemic. The service was held at National Guard headquarters... (more)