Houston native assumes command of Naval Support Activity Saratoga Springs

By Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Public Affairs NORFOLK, Va. U.S. Navy Cmdr. Christopher J. Tejeda, a Houston native, assumed the duties of Commanding Officer, Naval Support Activity (NSA) Saratoga Springs, August 25. "This is a wonderful accomplishment for me I grew up as an inner city youth, enlisted in the Navy
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83 Navy Medicine East commands and reserve units receive 2016 Navy Surgeon General's Health Promotion and Wellness Award

Story by PO2 Stephane Belcher on 05/16/2017 Eighty-three Navy Medicine East health care and public health commands (46) and operational reserve units (37) were honored with the Navy Surgeon General's Health Promotion and Wellness Blue H Award for 2016. The Navy Surgeon General's Health Promotion and Wellness Award (medical category)
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Navy Region Mid-Atlantic installations participate in security exercise

Story by David Todd on 01/25/2017 NORFOLK, Va. Exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2017 (SC-CS17) will be conducted on naval installations within the Navy's Mid-Atlantic Region, Jan. 30 through Feb. 10, 2017. SC-CS17 is a two-part, linked Anti-Terrorism Force Protection exercise conducted by Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command and Commander, Navy
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New York State Military Museum hosts Capital Region Veteran of the Year, ceremony

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - The New York State Military Museum will host a ceremony honoring Loudonville resident Joseph Pollicino, a veteran of the Vietnam War, as Capital Region Veteran of the Year Saturday, Nov. 14, at 1 p.m. The award is co-sponsored by the Friends of the New York State
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Commissaries continue rolling out in-store Wi-Fi

Story by Kevin Robinson on 05/14/2015 FORT LEE, Va. Sixteen more stores will offer Wi-Fi access for commissary patrons between June and September as the Defense Commissary Agency announces its follow-up schedule. Through the Commissary Patron Internet Mobile System, DeCA is gradually opening customer Wi-Fi access at all stateside commissarie
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Air mobility history: Attacks on Pearl Harbor led to growth in military airlift

Story by Scott Sturkol on 12/07/2011 SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Seventy years ago, at 7:55 a.m., 183 Japanese attack aircraft began an attack on military facilities in Hawaii on a day that President Franklin Roosevelt later called a "day that will live in infamy." Official history from the
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Soldiers who fought at Bull Run mustered out Aug. 3 and re-enlisted for three years on Aug. 21

SARATOGA SPRINGS , N.Y. -- Within a month of suffering 40 dead and 60 wounded at the battle Bull Run, July 21, 1861, troops of the 69th New York Militia Regiment had enlisted for three more years of fighting -- settling in, along with the rest of the north, for
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NY Army National Guard Reaching Out to Current and Former Members for History Project "Remember My Service" to Chronicle the History of Guard Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan

LATHAM, N.Y. - The New York Army National Guard is out to tell the story of its 6,000 past and present soldiers who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan since Sept. 11, 2001. This includes about 1,000 from the Capital Region. Current and serving Army National Guard soldiers will be
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