Photo by Spc Errol Cadet , Joint Forces Headquarters- New York
BROOKLYN- Sergeant Janine Negron, a member of the New York Army National Guard's 133rd Quartermaster Company, hugs her son Jimmy as she returned home from a 9-month tour in Iraq on Sunday, March 1.
The 130 members of the company managed a food distribution warehouse and fuel logistics yard, providing everything from food for the troops to fuel for convoys and helicopters. In addition, the National Guard Soldiers managed a water purification and distribution site.
Unit members returned to the Marcy Avenue Armory after demobilizing at Fort Dix, N.J.
NY National Guard In the News
Time Warner Cable News -- Mon, 21 Jul 2014
New York Army National Guard Soldiers Training on Fort Drum
It’s usually the one time out of the year that New York Army National Guard Soldiers get to train with their entire battalion. Reporter Elizabeth Jeneault was in Fort Drum, where... (more)
Watertown Daily Times -- Mon, 21 Jul 2014
National Guard soldiers test skills during annual training at Fort Drum
FORT DRUM -- It’s a long road of training ahead for the New York Army National Guard’s 27th Brigade Combat Team, but a week of work at the post’s range is seen by unit leaders... (more)
WXXI -- Mon, 21 Jul 2014
Guard Members Gather For Yearly Training
CAMP SMITH TRAINING SITE, N.Y. -- They come from around the state. Two hundred members of New York’s volunteer state defense force, the New York Guard, begin their annual training program... (more)