U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessica Dahlberg (RELEASED).
New York Army National Guard Sgt. Justin Koers, a member of the six man Police Mentoring Team, plays with the local Afghan children in Dandar village, located in the Kohe Safi district, May 8. The PMT goes around the Parwan province helping the local Afghan National Police train as part of Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix. Koers is from the Guard's Company A, 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry from Geneseo, N.Y. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessica Dahlberg (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 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)