Photo by Lt. Col. Paul Fanning, Joint Forces Headquarters-NY (Released)
LATHAM-- New members of the New York Miltary Forces Honor Guard prepare for dress blues inspections during training held the week of Feb. 22-Feb. 26 at Division of Military and Naval Affairs Headquarters.
The Honor Guard provides funeral honors for all Army veterans entitled to them.
All members of the Honor Guard go through training to help them execute their duties.
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)