FORT DRUM, N.Y. - Retired Maj. Gen. Joseph Taluto, left, former commander of the 42nd Infantry Division and Adjutant General of the State of New York, representing the Rainbow Division Veterans Foundation, joins current Rainbow Division Commander Maj. Gen. Harry Miller unveiling a memorial that commemorates the 10th anniversary of the mobilization of the 42nd Infantry Division for combat service in Iraq. The division mobilized in 2004 to form the division base of Task Force Liberty, a force that would see more than 23,000 Soldiers serve in North Central Iraq. Photo by Master Sgt. Peter Towse, 42nd Infantry Division.
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News 3 -- Sun, 14 Oct 2018 Two more bodies recovered in deadly plane crash, investigation continues WEST HAMPTON BEACH, NY (WFSB) - Two more bodies were recovered on Sunday afternoon after a plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday morning, officials said.
Times Union -- Sun, 14 Oct 2018 'Rainbow' pivotal in WWI offensive :New York National Guard division had big casualties The New York Army National Guard's 42nd "Rainbow" Division played a pivotal role in the final battles of World War I a century ago.
Auburn Citizen -- Sun, 14 Oct 2018 Auburn-based National Guard gains new commander in ceremony OWASCO Lt. Col. Matthew Schaffer, commander of the 102nd Military Police Battalion, told 1st Lt. Derrick Rocker he will succeed admirably as the new commander of the New York Army National... (more)