Photo by Lt. Col. Paul Fanning, Joint Forces Headquarters-NY
GREAT NEW YORK STATE FAIR, Syracuse-- New York Army National Guard Private Mark Howell from Jordon, NY assigned to HQ 27th IBCT and in training to become a Military Intelligence Specialist, shows a New York State Fair visitor to the National Guard recruiting display how to operate the Guard Car tire changing station while Private Megan Merriman from Syracuse looks on.
Merriman has been in the Guard for one year and is assigned to the 107th Military Police Company in Utica.
The Guard Car Tire Change simulator gives state fair visitors the opportunity to find out what it feels like to change the tire on a high-performance NASCAR vehicle.
NY National Guard In the News
OC Breeze -- Thu, 28 Aug 2014
JFTB Soldiers deploy in Cuba after training in Ft. Bliss
Two National Guard units, the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 40th Infantry Division, Los Alamitos, California and the Forward Detachment, 102nd Military Police Battalion, 153rd MP... (more)
DVIDS -- Wed, 27 Aug 2014
104th MP Battalion Certified to Operation on Fort Drum
FORT DRUM, N.Y.--More than 100 New York Army National Guard MPs from the 104th Military Police Battalion are now certified to enforce the law on post here after 12 days of tough, intensive... (more)
Capital New York -- Wed, 27 Aug 2014
WW1 Veteran from Albany in line for Medal of Honor
ALBANY--;On May 15, 1918, while fighting in France during World War 1, Army Pvt. Henry Johnson of Albany single-handedly fended off an attack by a group of about 20 German soldiers, fighting... (more)