Photo by Major Kathy Oliver, 27th Brigade Combat Team (Released)
Captain Joseph Merrill from Binghamton congratulates Spec. Kevin MacNeill from Whitney Point as he presents the New York Army National Guard Soldier with an Army Commendation Medal for serving in Afghanistan with the 27th Brigade Combat Team during an awards ceremony held Friday, Nov. 14 in Kabul.
Almost 50 members of Company D, 2nd Battalion 108th Infantry, received awards during the event.
These included 15 Combat Infantryman's Badge awards, and two awards of the Combat Action Badge for non-infantry Soldiers
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
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