Command Sgt. Maj. David Piwowarski is assisted by Staff Sgt. Linda Nosbisch in unveiling the CJTF-Phoenix VII plaque in Patriot Square on the National Guard?s 372nd birthday last Saturday evening, 13 December. Both are from Lancaster, NY.
The plaque marks the iteration of the training task force led by the New York Army National Guard?s 27th Brigade Combat Team.
Colonel Brian K. Balfe, the task force commander and Spec. Ray Ramirez from Saratoga Springs, who helped design it, stand next to Staff Sgt. Nosbisch as Captains Juan Bravo from New York City and Joel Abelove from the Capital District use their cameras and Sgt. Mike Heron from Syracuse watches.
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