LATHAM , NY - Maj. Gen. Patrick Murphy, The Adjutant General of New York State (left), poses with Sgt. 1st Class Michael Lieber (middle) and Lieber's wife Marcia (right) after awarding Lieber the meritorious service medal during ceremonies here on Dec. 13. Lieber, a Schenectady, N.Y. resident who is retiring at the end of December, served from 1975 to 1985 , re-enlisted in 2003 and served in Iraq about two years later. As the oldest serving Soldier in the New York Army National Guard, Lieber joined two of the youngest New York National Guard members to cut a cake in celebration of the National Guard's 377th Birthday during the ceremonies. The ceremonies included other awards and enlistments. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Drumsta, New York Army National Guard)
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CBS 6 -- Wed, 20 Jan 2021 Hundreds from New York among National Guard on inauguration duty CAPITAL REGION, NY (WRGB) The country prides itself on a peaceful transition of power and in a year of division and unrest, the National Guard was at the ready to ensure that happened Wednesday.... (more)
NationalGuard.mil -- Fri, 15 Jan 2021 New York National Guard helps open massive vaccination site NEW YORK The New York National Guard is back at New Yorks Jacob Javits Convention Center, helping to turn what was a COVID-19 hospital in 2020 into a mass vaccination site in 2021.
NationalGuard.mil -- Thu, 14 Jan 2021 NYNG Soldier aids stranded family during holiday travels BUFFALO, N.Y. A New York Army National Guard Soldier on duty at Buffalo International Airport the day after Christmas went above and beyond the call of duty to help a stranded passenger and... (more)