Photo by Eric Durr, NYS Division of Military and Naval Affairs
ALBANY--New York Air National Guard Airman Josh Myers gives advice and encouragement to Boy Scout Eric Blair as he negotiates a climbing wall at the Twin Rivers Council, Boy Scouts of America Camporee held Sept. 25-27 in Albany.
The New York National Guard Counterdrug Task Force brought its climbing wall to the Scout's event on Saturday, Sept. 26 and also ran a confidence course. Survival experts from the 109th Airlift Wing in Scotia and a reenactor from the New York Military History Institute, also provided demonstrations for the Scouts.
NY National Guard In the News
Black Knights -- Tue, 03 Dec 2013
MISSION FIRST: Man On A Mission
Ask Peter Carey about his days at West Point and he’s quick to tell you he was a back-up quarterback for four years and barely saw the field. Ask others who know Peter Carey and they... (more)
Hudson Valley YNN -- Tue, 03 Dec 2013
More than 100 Christmas trees shipped to military families
BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. -- For the ninth year in a row, New York Army National Guard Soldiers piled into the Ellms’ Christmas Tree Farm in Ballston Spa, to help deliver some Christmas Spirit,... (more)
Wall Street Journal -- Mon, 02 Dec 2013
NY tree farms donate Christmas trees for troops
BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. -- A Saratoga County tree farm is collecting Christmas trees from eastern New York growers for the Trees for Troops program, which delivers the holiday evergreens to military... (more)