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.
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Slovenian Press Agency -- Mon, 22 May 2017 Pahor decorates US soldiers for rescue mission on Slovenian ship (Photo) New York, 21 May - Slovenian President Borut Pahor decorated in New York on Sunday the US soldiers who took part in a rescue operation following an explosion on board a cargo ship operated... (more)
Associated Press -- Sat, 20 May 2017 Change of command at NY National Guard 153rd troop command BUFFALO, N.Y. - An Iraq War veteran and sheriff's commander is set to assume command of a New York Army National Guard unit in Buffalo. A change of command ceremony is scheduled for Sunday,... (more)
Associated Press -- Sat, 20 May 2017 Syracuse-based Army National Guard unit gets new commander FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York Army National Guard unit based in Syracuse is getting a new commander who's a veteran of combat operations in Afghanistan.