Photo by Maj. James Zucker.
KINGSTON, N.Y. - New York Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Michael Swezey, at left, Commander of the New York Army National Guard's 53rd Troop Command, presents Army Commendation Medals to Spc. Michael Taylor and Spc. Kristen Walker of the 104th Military Police Battalion Headquarters at their Kingston armory on Sunday June 22. The Soldiers, their families, and Kingston-area community gathered for the unit's formal welcome-home Freedom Salute Ceremony to honor the troops for their successful overseas deployment to Iraq from June 2007 until March of 2008. Photo by Maj. James Zucker (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)