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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NationalGuard.mil -- Wed, 10 Feb 2016 Black New York Army National Guard Officer overcame discrimination in 1964 BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Col. Otho van Exel fought in World War II, commanded four times and was one of the first African-Americans to attend the Army War College.
army.mil -- Tue, 09 Feb 2016 Deployments make Guard doctor better hometown physician COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (Feb. 5, 2016) -- Ebola and malaria aren't diseases doctors working in the hometown of the Baseball Hall of Fame expect to deal with.
National Guard.mil -- Tue, 09 Feb 2016 New York National Guard works wth state officials to monitor wild turkeys CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. - There's nothing new about setting up an ambush at Camp Smith Training Site, the New York National Guards training facility here. Troops have been conducting tactical... (more)