Photo by Major Kathy Oliver, 27th Brigade Combat Team (Released)
JAMAICA, QUEENS--Lt. Col. Mike Hoblin (left) takes the colors of the 1st Battalion 258th Infantry from 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Commander Col. Geoff Slack during Change of Command ceremonies on Saturday, August 29, here.
Hoblin is a veteran of the 27th Brigade Combat Team's deployment to Afghanistan in 2008, where he served as Civil-Military Operations Office. He replaces Lt. Col. Paul Conte who is now the brigade's executive officer.
NY National Guard In the News
Department of Defense Photo Essay -- Tue, 18 Jun 2013
National Guard Airmen Train for National Medical Disaster
Photos showing members of the New York Air National Guard conducting a national medical evacuation plan exercise at Stewart Air National Guard Base on 1 June are featured today on the Department... (more)
Buffalo News -- Sun, 16 Jun 2013
National Guard pitches in on Bond Lake ditches
LEWISTON - The trails and drainage ditches at Bond Lake Park are getting some attention these days in a project that benefits the county and also provides training to local soldiers.
Times Union -- Fri, 14 Jun 2013
National Guard celebrates birth of the Army
COLONIE --The New York Army National Guard marked the 238th birthday of the U.S. Army on Friday with a traditional cake-cutting ceremony at the state Division of Military and Naval Affairs... (more)