Photo by Sgt. Darryl Mehnert, 27th Brigade Special Troops Battalion.
FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- A rainbow across the sky at Fort Drum’s live-fire range August 22 spans the training site of Soldiers from the 1-258th Field Artillery annual training. In the foreground are vehicles from the 27th Brigade Special Troops Battalion (BSTB) communications team. The brigade Soldiers were on site to train leaders, staff and operators on the Joint Network Node (JNN) system of digital communications. The JNN package is very mobile and designed to provide communication services to the battalion command posts up to the brigade combat team. Photo by Sgt. Darryl Mehnert, 27th Brigade Special Troops Battalion.
NY National Guard In the News
Associated Press -- Thu, 24 Apr 2014
NY Army Guard helicopter unit gets new commander
ALBANY, N.Y. -- A 22-year veteran of the U.S. military has been named commander of an upstate New York-based Army National Guard aviation unit with elements currently serving in the Persian... (more)
Army Times -- Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Ex-cop named N.Y. Army Guard’s top enlisted soldier
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- A retired Rochester police officer who served in the Iraq War has been selected to become the next senior enlisted soldier in the New York Army National Guard.
DefenseVisual Information Distribution System -- Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Deskins: Military leadership committed to fixing sexual harassment, assault
WASHINGTON - Bare walls dominate the office décor, evidence that the newest tenant has recently moved in.
“I’m still getting used to it,” says Air Force Brig. Gen.... (more)