Photo by Spc. Jimmy A. Bedgood, 42nd Infantry Division
FORT DRUM, N.Y. - Private Andrew C. McMillan (on ground) from Kingston, and Staff Sgt. Kenneth B. Marimow from Peekskill, react to an IED during convoy live fire training on July 16.
Both soldiers are members of the 1156th Engineer Company, with the 204th Engineer Battalion.
About 300 members of the battalion are training on battle tasks and engineer tasks at Fort Drum.
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)