Eastern Air Defense Sector recognizes outstanding performers at annual banquet

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More than 100 New York Air National Guardsmen, Canadian Forces members and guests were in attendance at the Radisson Hotel in Utica on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, as the Eastern Air Defense Sector recognized its outstanding performers from 2016.

“EADS’ mission of enabling air defense for the

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VFW 600 news

VFW Post 600 working to help a homeless vet

By Commander Jim Brooks

On Dec. 6, 2016, at approximately 1700, I received a phone call at VFW Post 600 from a distraught woman asking if we could help her husband who was homeless in Killeen, Texas. The wife had moved to Oneida to set up […]

Matthew Geers receives new rank, new responsibilities

Georgetown, N.Y. Army National Guard Soldier Promoted

Major General Anthony P. German, The Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.

Matthew Geers from Georgetown, serving with the 206th Military Police Company is […]

National Guard honor guards expect to perform 12,271 military funerals by end of 2016

New York Army National Guard Spc. Ramon Rodriquez, renders a salute to Army Veteran Osborne Haynes during his burial at Evergreen Memorial Park in Schenectady, N.Y. on Dec. 20, 2016. Haynes served in the U.S. Army from 1966-68. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Major Corine Lombardo)

New York Army and Air National […]

Falso Service Experts donates, installs new furnace for Vietnam veteran

For one Veteran’s family, Falso Service Experts in Syracuse will make their Christmas – and many Christmas’ to come – a bit warmer.

Dan is a U.S. Navy Veteran, having served in Vietnam. His furnace is well over 20 years old, and during a routine check-up it was revealed that there are small cracks in […]

Gillibrand announces new parental leave policies for service-members

Kirsten Gillibrand

Gillibrand’s Provision Would Allow DoD to Take Living Situations of Adoptive & LGBT Parents in the Military Under Consideration. These Extensions Included in NDAA Would Allow Parents Up to Six Weeks of Parental Leave in Cases of Adoption. Gillibrand: I fought to make sure this provision got into the final version of […]

Mathewson receives new rank, new responsibilities

Oneida Army National Guard Soldier promoted

Major General Anthony P. German, The Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.

Ian Mathewson of Oneida, serving with the Company B (Military Intelligence), 27th Brigade […]

Miller receives new rank, responsibilities

Truxton Army National Guard soldier promoted

Major General Anthony P. German, The Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.

Scott Miller from Truxton, serving with the Headquarters and Service Company, 642nd Support […]

More than 200 Trees for Troops trees ship from Romagnoli’s Christmas Tree Farm

Romagnoli’s Christmas Tree Farm and Trees for Troops brings military families together in the true spirit of Christmas; thanks to the generous donations of customers, Romagnoli’s Christmas Tree Farm provided 166 Christmas trees to U.S. troops and military families through Trees for Troops, a nationwide program of the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation in conjunction with […]

Geers of Georgetown begins a military career in the New York Army National Guard

Citizen Soldier from Georgetown completes initial milestone of service to state and nation

Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General of New York, announces the recent service accomplishment of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their initial commitment to serve community, state and nation.

Pfc. Matthew Geers from Georgetown […]

Hanna nominates seven students to service academies

Richard Hanna

Students nominated to Merchant Marine, Military and Naval Academies

U.S. Representative Richard Hanna today announced that seven students from the 22nd Congressional District have been nominated to U.S. Service Academies.

Rep. Hanna has an Academy Committee that reviews each candidate’s application and then hosts interviews. The Academy Committee is made up of […]

Romagnoli’s Christmas Tree Farm again participating in Trees for Troops

Romagnoli’s Tree Farm is donating farm-grown Christmas Trees to U.S. troops and military families through Trees for Troops, a nationwide program of the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation in conjunction with the National Christmas Tree Association, and CTFANY-Christmas Tree Farmers of Central, with FedEx. We invite the public to join us in donating a tree to a […]