Photo by Lt. Col. Richard Goldenberg.
The New York Army National Guard?s latest enlistee, Private Joseph Rios, 19, at right, poses with his brother Javier, 23 prior to reaffirming his oath of enlistment from Army Training and Doctrine Command commander General William Wallace in Times Square, New York City on October 1. "It's a family tradition for us - we wanted to become something more," said Javier Rios. Joseph Rios joined eight other Soldiers for the Army?s milestone ceremony to mark the achievement of Army, Army Reserve and Army National Guard recruiting goals for the 2008 fiscal year. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Errol Cadet.
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)