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NY Guardsman Ends Career as NCO, Officer and Warrant Officer
January 30, 2024
New York Army National Guard Chief Warrant Officer 4 Albert Thiem, left, who also served as a sergeant and a lieutenant colonel, receives a retirement gift from Maj. Gen. Thomas Spenser during a ceremony at New York National Guard headquarters in Latham, N.Y., Jan. 26, 2024.

New York National Guard Responds to Winter Storm in Western New York
January 22, 2024
Staff Sgt. Nathan Wojtkowiak, Tech. Sgt. Kevin Pawlukovich and Staff Sgt. Jacob Qualiana, assigned to the 107th Attack Wing, pause from keeping entrances clear at Erie Community South Campus warming station in Orchard Park, New York, Jan. 15, 2024. Seasonally activated warming stations established around Western New York provide stranded and homeless civilians refuge from extreme winter conditions.

New York National Guard Conducts Over 9,000 Military Funerals
December 26, 2023
New York National Guard honor guard Soldiers receive the remains of 1st Lt. John Thomas, a World War II Army Air Forces pilot killed in 1943, at the Rose Cemetery in North Rose, New York,  May 20, 2023. This was one of 7,100 military funerals the New York Army National Guard's honor guard teams expected to conduct by the end of 2023.

Guard’s Past, Present, Future, Linked in Vice Chief’s New York Visit
December 18, 2023
Air Force Lt. Gen. Marc Sasseville, vice chief of the National Guard Bureau, administers the Oath of Enlistment to New York National Guard enlistees at the Fort Hamilton Military Enlistment Processing Station, Brooklyn, New York, Dec. 13, 2023. Sasseville visited New York Guardsmen at multiple locations across the city.

New York Army Guard Salutes Former President Van Buren
December 6, 2023
New York Army National Guard Maj. Gen. Michel Natali and  Command Sgt. Maj. Edwin Garris salute after placing a wreath from the White House marking the birthday of former President Martin Van Buren in Kinderhook, New York, Dec. 5, 2023. Natali presented a wreath from President Joseph Biden at the annual ceremony held at Van Buren’s gravesite in Kinderhook Reformed Cemetery.

New York Guardsmen Conclude Southern Vanguard 24 in Brazil
December 4, 2023
U.S. Army National Guard Soldiers stand at attention during a promotion ceremony in Macapa, Brazil, Nov. 16, 2023. Forty-four New York National Guard Soldiers working alongside active-duty Army and Brazilian Army Soldiers conducted three weeks of training in Northern Brazil Nov. 1-16.

New York National Guard, Danish Military Plan Joint Training
November 22, 2023
Danish Maj. Gen. Søren Andersen, commander of Denmark’s Joint Arctic Command, left, and Army Maj. Gen. Ray Shields, the adjutant general of New York, shake hands at New York National Guard headquarters in Latham Nov. 7, 2023, after signing a statement of intent to establish joint training and exchanges in Greenland.

NY Guardsmen Help 10th Mountain Division Soldiers Test CBRN Skills
November 20, 2023
Senior Airman Karlie Foster, 2nd Civil Support Team, New York National Guard, trains Soldiers from the Dismounted Chemical Reconnaissance Platoon of the 10th Mountain Division how to use oxygen masks during a training exercise at the Colonie Fire Training Center in Latham, New York, Nov 17, 2023.

New York National Guard, Brazil Army Train Together
November 16, 2023
U.S. and Brazilian Army field artillery Soldiers pose for photo in Ferreira Gomes, Brazil, Nov. 12, 2023. The two State Partnership Program partners trained together during exercise Southern Vanguard 24 to enhance interoperability and shared capabilities.

New York Guard Airman Honored for Rescuing Car Crash Victim
November 14, 2023
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Joshua Carter, the director of the 174th Operations Support Squadron's commander's action group, is presented with the New York State Medal for Valor during an award ceremony at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base in Syracuse Nov. 8, 2023. Carter received the award for his lifesaving actions while responding to a car accident last year. Maj. Gen. Raymond Shields, New York adjutant general, and Maj. Gen. Denise Donnell, commander of the New York Air National Guard, presented the award.

New York National Guard Medics Attend Brazilian Jungle Course
November 6, 2023
New York National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Brian Pasquale, combat medic assigned to the 466th Medical Company Area Support, discusses creating a modified shotgun shell with a Brazilian Army jungle trainer at the night portion of the jungle familiarization and academics portion of Southern Vanguard 24 in Belem, Brazil, Nov. 4, 2023. Southern Vanguard, an annual bilateral exercise that rotates between partner nations in the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility, enhances interoperability between the United States and partner nation forces.

New York Army Guard Heads to Brazil for Southern Vanguard 24
October 25, 2023
U.S. and Colombian Army Soldiers stand in formation during the closing ceremony of Exercise Southern Vanguard 23 at Tolemaida Military Base, Colombia, Nov. 16, 2022. This year, 48 New York Army National Guard Soldiers will participate in the exercise, which is being held in Brazil.

New York Army, Air Guardsmen Compete in South African Event
October 10, 2023
New York National Guard Staff Sgt. Quian Han gets marksmanship advice from a South African Army Senior warrant officer during the South African National Defence Force Military Skills Competition in Potchefstroom, South Africa, Sept.12, 2023. The week-long competition involved rifle and pistol marksmanship, a 5-mile run, grenade throwing, and a land/water obstacle course.

New York Guard Soldier Serves Soldiers, Students
October 2, 2023
U.S. Army Maj. Sean Q. Spooner, a New York National Guardsman assigned to the 10th Mountain Division, third from left, poses for a photo with teachers from the Targusor School during a volunteering event in Targusor, Romania, Sept. 6, 2023. The Soldiers assigned to Mihail Kogălniceanu Air Base, Romania, volunteered for the event as part of the U.S. commitment to enhance relationships with partner countries and allies.

Massachusetts Guard Attends Planning Conference in Israel
September 25, 2023
Members of the 102nd Intelligence Wing, Massachusetts Air National Guard, attended the National Guard Bureau-Home Front Command annual planning conference at HFC Headquarters in Ramla, Israel, July 22-28, 2023.

NY Governor Visits Guardsmen Preparing for Hurricane Fallout
September 15, 2023
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul greets New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen at the Farmingdale Armed Forces Reserve Center in Farmingdale Sept. 14, 2023. Hochul deployed 50 troops and vehicles in case Hurricane Lee turned toward Long Island.

National Guard Bureau Chief Reaffirms Oaths of Service for Soldiers, Airmen
September 13, 2023
Army General Dan Hokanson, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, thanks New York Air National Guard Sgt. Tiffany Stewart, an air transportation specialist assigned to the 105th Airlift Wing in Newburgh, N.Y., following his administering her oaths of service in Times Square, New York City

NY Guardsmen off to South Africa for Military Competition
September 1, 2023
A New York National Guard Soldier negotiates the water obstacle course at the South African National Defence Force Military Skills Competition in Potchefstroom, South Africa, in October 2022. The New York National Guard will send 15 Soldiers and Airmen to the 2023 competition Sept. 9-16.

New York Army National Guard Medics Train in Brazil
August 25, 2023
New York National Guard Sgt. Amanda Nelson, 466th Area Support Medical Company, works with Brazilian Army peers during Operation Paraná III in the State of Parana, Brazil, Aug. 15, 2023. The New York National Guard participated in the simulated humanitarian aid response exercise Aug. 12-19, 2023, as part of the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program.

NH Guard Prevails at Regional Marksmanship Championships
August 25, 2023
New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Adam Crist, a human resources specialist with 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry Regiment, engages a target during the Marksmanship Advisory Council (MAC) Regional Championship on Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Vermont, Aug. 20, 2023.