Photo by G.A. Volb, Kabul Military Training Center PAO (Released)
New York Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Brian Coons, speaks to Mohamed Faroq ? one of the Khvajeh Ghar Village spokesmen ? to gather sewer, water, electric, academics, and trash data relating to the town. Coons, with the New York Army National Guard?s 106th Regional Training Institute, planned the early morning mission. ?It helps to search out the village elders first,? said Coons, 42, from Pine Plains, N.Y. ?It sets a positive tone for the relationship.
NY National Guard In the News
Army.mil -- Tue, 29 Jul 2014
New York National Guard training takes to skies
FORT DRUM, N.Y. (July 25, 2014) -- New York Army National Guard Soldiers from the 642d Aviation Support Battalion, conducted integration Annual Training in support of their fellow New York... (more)
Times Union -- Tue, 29 Jul 2014
Duty Calls: High spot in family of soldiers
Army National Guard Pfc. Michael Valenza of Queensbury could soon outrank almost everyone in his family of soldiers.
MDJ -- Mon, 28 Jul 2014
Honor quest for N.Y. WWI hero marches on
ALBANY, N.Y. --About 100 years after he single-handedly fought off a German attack and saved a comrade from capture despite suffering serious wounds, Sgt. Henry Johnson is a step closer to... (more)