LATHAM. New York--Army Maj. Gen. Raymond Shields, the adjutant general of New York, retired Army Sgt. Maj. Christian Glorius, Air Force Senior Airman Caleb Lapinel and Army Private Malikay McGarry cut the National Guard birthday cake during a ceremony celebrating the 384th birthday of the National Guard, New York National Guard Joint Force Headquarters, Latham, N.Y., Dec. 14, 2020. The yearly ceremony sees the youngest and oldest member of the N.Y. National Guard join the adjutant general in cutting the National Guard birthday cake with a ceremonial sword.