Spring Valley National Guard Soldier Receives New Rank, New Responsibilities

Spring Valley National Guard Soldier Receives New Rank, New Responsibilities

Major General Ray Shields, the adjutant general for the State of New York, announced the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership. Shmuel Breuer from Spring Valley, N.Y. and assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1-69th Infantry received a promotion […]

Cookie Drop Op: Delivering Sweet to Service Personnel and Veterans

Cookie Drop Op: Delivering Sweet to Service Personnel and Veterans

STORY AND PHOTOS BY JANIE ROSMAN Elena Stoicheva-Egan carried boxes of Girl Scout cookies to teenagers waiting inside a large, colorfully-decorated crate, handing them off and returning to the huge pile of cookie boxes behind her; 107,000 in all. Their destination: National Guard troops heading out overseas and Veterans Administration hospitals. “Many families in Rockland […]

ARMY NATIONAL GUARD PRIVATE FROM POMONA BEGINS MILITARY CAREER

ARMY NATIONAL GUARD PRIVATE FROM POMONA BEGINS MILITARY CAREER

Major General Anthony P. German, the adjutantgeneral of New York, announced the recent service accomplishment of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their initial commitment to serve their community, state and nation. The newest citizen soldiers to complete Army basic combat training and advanced individual training were welcomed to their […]