New York Army National Guard Sgt Andrew Valenza (right) is joined by his parents, Major Julie Valenza and Sgt. 1st Class William Valenza as they prepare to deploy together during the 42nd Infantry Division farewell ceremony held on January 11, 2020, at Siena College in Loudonville, N.Y. All five members of the Valenza family are serving. A son is already deployed in Afghanistan and a daughter is in the New York Army National Guard as well. The 42nd Infantry Division headquarters held farewell events in Loudonville, Staten Island, and Rochester.
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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)
Daily Mail -- Tue, 12 Jan 2021 FBI warns of armed protests in ALL 50 states if Trump is removed before Inauguration Day: Thousands of National Guard watch over Capitol and DC monuments close ahead of Biden swearing-in (NYNG Soldiers in photos and video) An FBI bulletin released Monday warned of armed protests planned in all 50 states from January 16 to 20 It said an 'identified armed group' is calling for the 'storming' of state, local,... (more)