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Congressman John Katko

Courtesy of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

A few New York congressmen are recipients of a new award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Courtesy of the New York National Guard

The Trump Administration has reversed course and extended authorization of National Guard service. This comes following pushes from many elected officials, including two New York congressmen.

New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Marc Lindemann, left, commander of the 1st Battalion, 258th Field Artillery, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, conducts a promotion ceremony advancing Pfc. Ervin Chance to the rank of specialist
Photo courtesy of Command Sgt. Major Russel Gallo

Two New York Congressmen want to ensure National Guard service members receive benefits, and are asking President Trump to extend deployment authorization.