MENANDS--Major General Timothy LaBarge the commander of the New York Air National Guard and Command Chief Master Sgt. Jeffrey Trottier the senior enlisted leader for the 109th Airlift Wing salute after placing a wreath from President Joseph Biden at the memorial to President Chester Arthur the 21st President of the United States during a ceremony at his gravesite in Albany Rural Cemetery in Menands New York on October 5 2021.Each year former presidents are honored on their birthday with the presentation of a wreath from the current president at their gravesite by military leaders.
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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)