RHINEBECK, NY (08/18/2011)(readMedia)– Visitors to the Dutchess County Fair will be able to learn more about the new York Army National Guard if they stop by the recruiting tent and display at the fairgrounds.
Members of the media looking for a different kind of fair story are invited to stop by and talk to members of the Army National Guard about their role as Citizen Soldiers.
WHO: new York Army National Guard Recruiters
WHAT: Army National Guard Recruiters at the Dutchess County Fair
WHEN: Tuesday Aug. 23 to Sunday Aug. 28
WHERE: 6550 Springbrook Ave., Rhinebeck N.Y.
Reporters looking for more information should contact Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey Lattimer at 845-238-4759
The new York Army National Guard, with a membership of about 10,500 Soldiers, is currently at 100 percent strength. National Guard Recruiters, though, are continually seeking new Soldiers to fill job education opportunities available in units across the state.
Throughout the summer months new York Army National Guard recruiters will be manning booths at county fairs to let the public and potential Soldiers know more about the force.
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