The Color Guard of the 27th Brigade Combat Team, New York Army National Guard, leads the way as 1400 Afghanistan-bound Soldiers conduct a review as part of farewell ceremonies March 27 at Fort Bragg, N.C. Nearly 1800 family members and friends turned out for the ceremony that climaxes the unit's training. The New York Soldiers will be responsible for training the Afghan National Army and Police during their ten-month tour in Afghanistan.
DMNA Press Releases
NY National Guard In the News
Times Union -- Tue, 23 Jan 2018 Sgt. Henry Johnson's 'Harlem Hellfighters' to be honored at Albany exhibit ALBANY (AP) - The "Harlem Hellfighters" of World War I, the unit that included Albany war hero Sgt. Henry Johson, are being honored at the state Capitol complex.
Times Union -- Mon, 22 Jan 2018 Schenectady soldier earns Meritorious Service Medal New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Melanie Groff of Schenectady received a Meritorious Service Medal during a ceremony at the Division of Military and Naval Affairs Headquarters in Latham.
nationalguard.mil -- Fri, 19 Jan 2018 New York Guard Soldiers will compete in biathlon meet LATHAM, N.Y. - Three New York Army National Guard Soldiers are heading for Vermont next week to compete against 42 Soldiers from six other Eastern states in Eastern regional qualifying meet... (more)