GARDEN CITY--Retired Brigadier General Patrick Alesia President of the 42nd Rainbow Division Association (right) and New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Colin Stewart the readiness NCO for Charlie Company 1st Battalion 69th Infantry New York Army National Guard salute after presenting a memorial wreath at the 42nd Infantry Rainbow Division World War I memorial in Garden City New York on Nov. 7 2020. The division which is currently deployed to the Middle East was organized in Garden City in 1917 prior to deploying to World War I. Wreaths are placed at memorials to the divison located around the country during the week of Veterans Day to commemorate the founding of the division.
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Business Insider -- Thu, 30 Dec 2021 Why the National Guard is driving school buses and working in nursing homes during the labor crisis From Minnesota to New York, governors have activated the National Guard to ease labor shortages. In Massachusetts, over 200 troops were deployed to drive school buses. Here's how and why... (more)
Connecting Vets. com, -- Wed, 29 Dec 2021 New York Guard provides relief to upstate nursing home Eighteen New York National Guard medics and medical technicians on duty at a Syracuse area nursing home are opening up more care slots in the regions medical system, according to Dr. Kimberly... (more)
ANG.AF/MIL -- Mon, 27 Dec 2021 NYNG honors more than 10,000 veterans with military funerals LATHAM, N.Y. - New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen provided military funeral services for more than 10,000 families in 2021.