Afghanistan's only female general officer, Brigadier General Khatol Mohammad Zai, prays before a "Fallen Warrior" Memorial during a ceremony held June 27 in Camp Phoenix, Kabul, Afghanistan to remember four fallen Marines and four fallen Soldiers.
Three New York Army National Guard Soldiers--Sgt. Andrew Seabrooks, Sgt. Rodriguez-Rameriz, and Spc. Anthony Mangano-- were mong those recognized during the event.
The three New York National Guard Soldiers, and an active component officer, were killed June 21 when an improvised explosive device attacked their vehicle near Khandahar.
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Ithaca Journal -- Thu, 30 Jul 2015 Citizen soldiers: Local guard unit trains at Fort Drum FORT DRUM Each of the nearly 80 members of Delta Company, 2nd Battalion,108th Infantry Regiment, the Ithaca-area based New York National Guard unit,has a similar reason for their service -... (more)
Department of Defense.gov -- Thu, 30 Jul 2015 Face of Defense: Father, Daughter Helicopter Pilots Fly Together FORT DRUM, N.Y., July 30, 2015 - Army Warrant Officer Meghan Polis, a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilot in the New York National Guard, doesn’t remember it but she logged her first... (more)
Nationalguard.mil -- Thu, 30 Jul 2015 New York pararescueman is Air National Guard’s Outstanding NCO of the Year JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. - The drive to succeed in a job he thoroughly enjoys while being able to serve others is what fuels Staff Sgt. Douglas Kechijian,the Air National Guard’s... (more)