U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Steven Petibone, Guard Times Staff
LATHAM, N.Y. - Members of the New York National Guard get some "stage time" with the local college dance group Capioera from Renesselaer Polytechnical Institute. The Soldiers, from right to left, Maj. Gen. Deborah Wheeling, Pvt. Natiasia Cooper, Pvt. Kerri Kenyon and Master Sgt. Michelle Lindsey try to imitate complex dance moves following the members of Capioera.
The 2nd Annual Diversity Day for the N.Y. National Guard was held at the Division of Military and Naval Affairs in Latham on April 28.
This year's theme was Diversity: Shaping Tomorrow's Guard.
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)