National Guard Sgt. Mitchell Cooper is National Guard Best Warrior for 2017

U.S. Army Sgt. Mitchell Cooper, Co. D, 2nd Battalion 108th Infantry begins a grueling 12-mile forced march to complete the New York Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition at Camp Smith Training Site April 2, 2017. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Major Corine Lombardo)

New York Army National Guard Sgt. Mitchell Cooper […]

Grant awarded to Clear Path for Veterans

The Central New York Community Foundation announced March 28 it awarded $288,319 in grants to nonprofit programs in the fields of arts and culture, education, environment and animals, human services and public and societal benefit.

Among them was Clear Path for Veterans.

Clear Path for Veterans received $9,500 to support its Dogs2Vets program, which provides […]

NY Air National Guardsman from Camden is NORAD Senior NCO of the Year for 2016

Gen. Lori Robinson and Chief Master Sgt. Harold Hutchinson ( center) present the NORAD Senior NCO of the Year award to Master Sgt. James Burke.

Master Sgt. James Burke is honored at Colorado Springs event

Master Sgt. James Burke of the Eastern Air Defense Sector’s 224th Air Defense Group has been named the North […]

Tenney amendment to the VA Accountability First Act of 2017 passes house with bipartisan support

Claudia Tenney

Tenney Amendment will provide oversight, accountability measures to the VA

Today, an amendment introduced by Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R—NY) was adopted by the House with bipartisan support. Tenney introduced an amendment to H.R. 1259, the VA Accountability First Act of 2017, which would provide the VA Secretary with the increased ability to […]

Rome Research Lab participates in National Week at the Labs

Twenty students from Proctor High School, Utica, participated in hands-on activities at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Information Directorate in Rome, New York March 3 as part of National Week at the Labs initiative.

The Information Directorate’s Educational Outreach Office and the Air Force Research Laboratory, in conjunction with the invited students took […]

Gillibrand questions commandant of Marine Corps at Senate Armed Services Committee hearing

Questioning follows allegations that current and former United States Marines circulated illicit images of female service members and veterans

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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand questioned Robert B. Neller, Commandant of the Marine Corps, this morning at the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) hearing on the illicit images of female […]

Manlius National Guard Soldier Receives New Rank, New Responsibilities

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

Brian Baglin from Manlius, N.Y. and assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Combat Aviation Brigade, 42nd Infantry Division […]

40 New York National Guard Soldiers from Syracuse-based unit deploy to Korea today for command post exercise

U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Brannon Niesent, III Marine Expeditionary Force, works with Republic of Korea Marine Capt. Jae Eun Lee, during Exercise Key Resolve in March 2015.

Forty Soldiers from the New York Army National Guard’s 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, which is headquartered in Syracuse and has units across New York, are […]

Parkway Center pinning ceremony

Parkway Center is holding a pinning ceremony for Vietnam Era Veterans

The Parkway Center is a 50th Anniversary Commemoration Partner of the Vietnam War. On March 29, Vietnam Veteran’s Day, we will be holding a pinning ceremony for Vietnam Era Veteran’s at the Central New York Veteran’s Outreach Center at 12p.m.

This pinning ceremony honors […]

Army National Guard Spc. Matthew Warren from Manlius begins military career

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.

The newest Citizen Soldiers to complete Army basic combat training and advanced individual training were welcomed to their […]

Gillibrand and Daines reintroduce bipartisan legislation to help Navy vets harmed by Agent Orange

Kirsten Gillibrand

“Blue Water” Navy Vets Excluded from Receiving Disability and Health Care Benefits by VA Under Current Law

Legislation Would Fix This Injustice, Require VA to Provide VA Benefits to Thousands of Navy Vets Exposed to Agent Orange

U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Steve Daines (R-MT) today reintroduced the Blue Water Navy […]

AFRL Information Directorate engineer receives IEEE award

An Air Force Research Laboratory employee at the Rome Research Site has been recognized as the 2016 recipient of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Harry Diamond Memorial Award.

Dr. Bruce Suter, principal electronics engineer at AFRL’s Information Directorate here, was selected for his contributions to the theory and practice of big data for […]