Photo by Lt. Col. Joseph Sullivan, JFHQ-NY.
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense Dr. Steven P. Bucci (left) meets with New York Army National Guard Sergeant Linda Liautaud (center) and Spc. Jean Johnson (right) from Task Force Empire Shield, the state’s homeland security standing task force in Manhattan’s Grand Central Station rail terminal on Wednesday, April 2. Dr. Bucci, who overseas Department of Defense policy issues regarding Domestic Counter Terrorism and National Guard operational issues, was in New York to meet with state Office of Homeland Security officials, representatives of the New York City Police Department Counter Terrorism leaders and members of the National Guard’s Civil Support Team and homeland security elements in lower Manhattan. U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. Joseph Sullivan (RELEASED).
NY National Guard In the News
Newsday -- Thu, 16 May 2013
Warrior competition begins at Camp Smith
Members of the Army National Guard participate in the Northeastern Best Warrior Competition at Camp Smith in Cortlandt. The competition will continue for three days at the camp testing soldiersâ€™... (more)
YNN -- Thu, 16 May 2013
National Guard members compete to become best warrior
Sixteen National Guard soldiers from the North East, labeled as the best of the best, are all aiming to become the Armyâ€™s warrior of the year. YNNâ€™s John Wagner reports on one... (more)
NewsOne -- Wed, 15 May 2013
Henry L. Johnson Fends Off German Captors During World War I On This Day In 1918
United States Army soldier Henry L. Johnson (pictured), also known as â€śBlack Death,â€ť earned his fearsome nickname in France during World War I. After being ambushed by German forces and... (more)