Former Drum Commander Named NY National Guard 2nd In Command

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A former Fort Drum commander has been named deputy commander of the New York Army National Guard.
Officials at National Guard headquarters in suburban Albany announced Wednesday that Brig. Gen. Harry Miller will be Maj. Gen. Patrick Murphy's second-in-command of the 10,000-member Army National Guard.
Miller had been serving the past two years as senior commander at Fort Drum, home to the Army's 10th Mountain Division.
As commander of the state National Guard, Murphy reports directly to Gov. Andrew Cuomo on the readiness of the 20,000-member New York State Military Forces, which also includes the Air National Guard and Naval Militia.
Miller's Army service includes two combat tours in Iraq.
A resident of Nashua, N.H., Miller has held various command and staff positions in the New Hampshire National Guard.

Friday, December 2, 2016
, Watertown, NY

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