WASHINGTON--U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Ray Shields the Adjutant
General of New York presents a command challenge coin to Staff Sgt. Justin Rivera, a Rochester resident and an infantry squad leader with Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion 108th Infantry Regiment during a visit to New York National Guard Troops on duty in Washington on Feb. 3, 2021. and Rochester N.Y. More than 500 citizen-Soldiers from the New York Army National Guard have deployed to the nations capital to provide security and support to civil authorities. The National Guard has been requested to continue supporting federal law enforcement agencies with security communications medical evacuation logistics and safety support to state district and federal agencies through mid-March.
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Genesee Sun -- Wed, 14 Apr 2021 New York Army National Guard Promotions Within Livingston County Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional... (more)
Face 2 Face Africa, -- Tue, 13 Apr 2021 Harlem Hellfighters: After leading U.S. into WWI, the heroism of this all-Black unit may finally be lauded When the 369th Infantry arrived in Brittany on January 1, 1918, they were one of the four African-American regiments sent from the racially segregated U.S. to fight under French command during... (more)
The Morning Journal, -- Sat, 10 Apr 2021 Lorain honors native Brigadier General Isabel Rivera Smith, Discusses Memorial Project Many tears and laughs were shared April 10 during the Ohio Hispanic Veterans memorial event. Held at Sacred Heart Chapel, the event was meant to honor Lorain native and recently elected... (more)