U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Jasmine N. Walthall
BAGHDAD--New York Army National Guard Pfc. Steven P. Fitzgerald and his fianc饠and fellow Guard member Spc. Viviana B. Molina, of the 3-142nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, review intelligence reports before a briefing in Iraq.
Fitzgerald, is an 18-year veteran of the New York City Fire Department, and joined the National Guard when he was 41 years old.
The battalion, which has units on Long Island and in the Albany area, deployed to Iraq in August.
NY National Guard In the News
Newsday -- Thu, 16 May 2013
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YNN -- Thu, 16 May 2013
National Guard members compete to become best warrior
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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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