CAMP SMITH-- Brigadier General Jack James accepts the flag of the 53rd Troop Command from Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General of New York, during change of command ceremonies on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Camp Smith Training Site. James took over command of the 53rd from Brig. Gen. Michele Natali. Natali also serves as the Assistant Adjutant General, Army and will continue in that position.
Sep 09, 2019
ALBANY--New York Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Michael Swezey, commander of the 53rd Troop Command, and Rose Harvey, the commissioner of the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation speak with students during a ceremony opening a historic Civil War battle flag exhibit at the State Capitol on Wednesday, Sept. 18. The exhibit " 1862: Red, White and Battered" displays the historic flags that the Division of Military and Naval Affairs holds on behalf of the state of New York. The Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has been working to preserve the historic flags.
Sep 20, 2012
NEW YORK -- Brigadier General Michael Swezey, Commander of the New York Army National Guard's 53rd Troop Command speaks to members of the 27th Financial Management Company during their Freedom Salute Ceremony on Sunday, Jan. 10. The unit, based at the Whitestone Armory, spent 10 months in Kuwait supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Jan 13, 2010