CAMP SMITH-- New York Guard Brig. Gen. Peter Riley, a 30-year veteran of the New York Army National Guard, accepts the colors of the New York Guard from Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General of New York, while taking command of the state's volunteer defense force on Sept. 18, 2021 at Camp Smith Training Site. Riley is a veteran of the Iraq War and also commanded Joint Task Force Empire Shield for eight years.
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USA Today -- Wed, 20 Oct 2021 Fact check: National Guard members would need vaccination to help with New York health care The claim: Nurses fired for refusing vaccine in New York can be replaced by unvaccinated National Guard members The vaccine mandate for New York health care workers has sparked a misinformed... (more)
Accuweather, -- Wed, 20 Oct 2021 New York National Guard trains with Brazil (Video) A pilot with the 106th Rescue Wing says this type of training helps improve techniques during combat missions and for severe weather operations too.
TBR NewsMedia, -- Mon, 18 Oct 2021 Student volunteers clean up Smithtowns Long Beach On Saturday, Sept. 25, approximately 40 Town of Smithtown Youth & Community Alliance student-volunteers joined up with members of the National Guard Counterdrug Task Force, in conjunction... (more)