Photograph by Sgt. 1st Class Peter K. Towse, 42nd Infantry Division Public Affairs (Released)
New York Army National 2nd Lt. Oyeyemi Daramola, the Quick Reaction Force platoon leader for Team Airport, based at John F. Kennedy International Airport, gives members of the team's Quick Reaction Force a safety briefing prior to loading trucks and moving to the JFK airport during a quick reaction drill rehearsal at the Empire Shield Headquarters April 20, 2008.
New York Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to Joint Task Force Empire Shield, provide security assistance to the Port Authority Police at JFK and LaGuardia Airports in New York City.
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 soldiers’... (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 Army’s warrior of the year. YNN’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 “Black Death,” earned his fearsome nickname in France during World War I. After being ambushed by German forces and... (more)