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Our Heroes

I am a 26-year old; wife, mother, college student, federal employee, and a Soldier.  My husband, SGT Andy Sanchez Sr., is on his second deployment in Afghanistan.  We have a two year old son, Andy Sanchez Jr.

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Our troops deserve a place to call their own.

This is especially true today, as they shoulder the burden of operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. When they return from their tours of duty, our soldiers need a family-friendly place to rest and recuperate and reintegrate back to civilian life. We are looking for working office space and storage for our project. Please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to help. Thank you!

We would like to give them Patriot Hills.

Patriot Hills of New York’s site selection committee is researching all possibilities in New York state for our project. Patriot Hills will give our troops a haven to reconnect with family and enjoy a well-deserved respite from the stress of battle. It will also provide a spectrum of services—from massage to marriage enrichment, stress management to job placement—to smooth the difficult path of reintegration into civilian life.

Our troops deserve no
We can give it to them…
with your help.




We are very excited to volunteer our time to see our sponsored runners off and meet them at the end of the marathon in beautiful downtown riverside of Albany, A huge thank you to all the Marathon volunteers.

Salute to our Hometown Heroes

Tuesday,Aug. 19th • 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Glennpeter Jewelers Diamond Centre • 1544 Central Ave.Albany

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A full-resolution download of the Job Zone Demo Video is available here (1.5Gb).

The New York National Guard Job Zone was established in November 2011 to provide a single source point of contact to facilitate the distribution of employment opportunities throughout the State of New York to our Service Members and their Families. The sources of employment come from federal, state, and civilian employers who seek the attributes associated with military service. It is also the duty of the NYNG Job Zone to partner with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Program, Department of Labor (DOL) and the wide array of civilian employers who seek the talents of our Service Members.

The Mission of the New York National Guard Job Zone

The New York National Guard Job Zone’s primary mission is to serve as a focal point for job opportunities for our Service Members throughout New York State and facilitate employer partnering with our program, through posting of job fairs and individual employment opportunities on our website, face to face and electronic communication with employers and a constant liaison with the Department of Labor and the NYESGR Committee.

The Vision of the New York National Guard Job Zone

The goal of the New York National Guard Job Zone is to increase the number of employed, decrease the number of underemployed Service Members and their Families, and build a robust network of private businesses in support of Service Members and their Families throughout New York State.

Over one million Service Members are projected to leave the military between 2011-2018. This single data point underscores the importance of linking Veterans to critical support and outreach sources. Get more Veteran employment information here.

Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States

Patriot Hills of New York is very proud to have been selected as one of the charities that rose from 9/11.  Over the past 5 years the National Organization has included Patriot Hills in their New Patriot Magazine.  A special thank you to Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States. Check out page 18 for Patriot Hills.





Our program connects survivors of domestic violence to vital resources.

Patriot Hills First Psychology Intern

Patriot Hills of New York is honored to share that our amazing intern from SUNY Cobleskill will be serving our military in a new way.  She will be leaving for Officer Candidate School for the Military. 

We are so proud of you Christina.  

2013 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

Patriot Hills of New York is honored to share our 2013 Annual Report.  Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an electronic copy.  I am having technical difficulties setting the document.  2013 Annual Report

We are honored that we were featured in 3 amazing races last year, Travis Manion, Hudson Mohawk Runners Marathon and Shenendehowa HS Veteran's Day Dash.  

Over the past 7 years, we have been establishing collaborations and partnerships locally and state wide.  Imagine what we can do when we have our Veteran and Military Family Resource Center for transition, reintegration and therapeutic healing.  



We are honored that the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States selected Patriot Hills of New York as one of the not for profits that rose up to help our returning Veterans and their families.

Check out the article from page 18-20.

9/11 Heroes Run

A Message from 9/11 Heroes Run :

 Thank you for making the inaugural 9/11 Heroes Run in Saratoga Springs a great success!

We had 307 runners cross the 5k finish line and a nice showing for the 1-mile family fun run/walk. Over $15,000 was raised and after race expenses are taken out, all proceeds will go to the Travis Manion Foundation and Patriot Hills of NY, Inc. 

Finish Right Timing did a great job getting everyone's chip time. The results are posted here:


Soldier Hard - Red Flags Addressing Veterans Suicide Issue (Official Video)