Photo courtesy Office of the Chief of Army Public Affairs , New York City
NEW YORK -- New York Army National Guard PFC Amanda Rosado, a member of Headquarters Company 369th Sustainment Bde., joins Army Vice Chief of Staff Peter Chiarelli in cutting the Army Birthday Cake on June 14 during a ceremony aboard the U.S.S. Intrepid Air and Space Museum, marking the 234th anniversay of the United States Army.
Traditionally the youngest Soldier present joins the oldest Soldier in cutting the cake at Army Birthday events.
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)