By Public Affairs Staff 08 December 2017
Lt. Col. Diane Armbruster of the New York National Guard welcomed the entire class of 2018 student body this morning to wish happy 381st birthday to National Guard.
reminded her colleagues in the Active and Reserve components, sister
Services, other agencies and other countries, what it means in 2017, to
be 'Always ready, always there." She shared many insights about the
range of responsibilities such as: Hurricane response and other
humanitarian operations, state partnerships with foreign countries to
international training exercises throughout the world.
proclamation reviewed that today, the National Guard is an operational
partner meeting the sustained demands of our Nation's security and local
communities. Soldiers and Airmen actively serve at home, and overseas.
Since 9/11, Guard members have deployed over 850,000 times, and today we
have, on average, over 30,000 Guardsmen mobilized around the world in
support of our warfighting commanders.
The Class of 2018 has 25 Army National Guard students while the Air National Guard has 4 students.
Army National Guard Members:
Air National Guard Members: