Saturday, January 19, 2008

Major general Taluto, 42ID Commander of Task Force Liberty FOB Danger Iraq 2005

Link to his Bio and current duty status.
Maj. Gen. Joseph J. Taluto was appointed The Adjutant General for the State of New York on January 23, 2006. Prior to this assignment, General Taluto was assigned as the Commander, 42nd Infantry Division, New York Army National Guard. Maj. Gen. Taluto commanded the division and Task Force Liberty during its historic deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom III from 2004-2005.
Taluto served as the Joint Task Force Commander during the 42nd Infantry Division’s initial emergency response mission to assist the City of New York in its security and recovery operations following the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center. He directed a force of some 2,000 Soldiers, Airmen, sailors and Marines to assist the city’s Office of Emergency Management.
TF Liberty write up.
Another write up on 42ID deployment as Division HQ for TF Liberty.

Links to video and interviews with MG General Taluto, there are multiple links on the web page above.