Desiree Dancy, Vice President of Corporate Human Resources for the New York Times Company signs a Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve pledge as James Rebholz, National Chairman of the Committee for Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve looks on. The April 23 signing reaffirmed the New York Times commitment to hire and support Guardsmen and Reservists when the serve the country. New York National Guard Director of Joint Staff Brig. Gen. Raymond Shields (second from right) and New York Army National Guard Command Sgt. Major Frank Wicks ( right) represented the National Guard during the event.