Colonel Brian K. Balfe, commander of Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix,and the New York Army National Guard's 27th Brigade Combat Team, leads 20 re-enlisting Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard in the oath of service from Patriot Square, Camp Phoenix, Kabul.
The re-enlistment ceremony,and a five-kilometer fun-run marked The 4th of July events for Soldiers in Camp Phoenix, whose job is to train the Afghan National Army and Police.
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CBS BOSTON -- Thu, 16 Nov 2017 Soldier Who Got Kyrie Irving Jersey: "It Was So Unreal" FRAMINGHAM (CBS) New York National Guard Sgt. Josenia Figueroa says she still cant believe Celtics guard Kyrie Irving gave her his game jersey after the teams 13th straight win Tuesday.
Associated Press -- Thu, 16 Nov 2017 Top enlisted leader of the New York National Guard is 1st woman to hold position ALBANY, N.Y. A 23-year veteran of the U.S. military now serving as the top enlisted leader of the New York Army and Air National Guard is the first woman to hold the position.
Brooklyn Eagle -- Thu, 16 Nov 2017 Brooklyn Nets visit veterans at Fort Hamilton Three Brooklyn Nets stars paid a visit to the Fort Hamilton Army Base in Bay Ridge to coach a referee a basketball game between two groups of veterans in honor of Veterans Day.