Photo by Stephanie Alexander.
FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- New York Army National Guard Chaplain Candidate 1st Lt. Mark Getman delivers a sermon during Jewish Services March 28. Getman, from Lawrence, N.Y., is training to serve as the chaplain for the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 258th Field Artillery. With Getman at the military training course is Chaplain Candidate 1st Lt. Raziel Amar, from Brooklyn, N.Y. and assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation. The training program at Fort Jackson includes instruction for potential military chaplains to perform ramp services for fallen troops, field religious services and Soldier Counseling. Other training included Casualty Notification Duty, Grief Counseling, Religious Support for Mass Casualties & Battlefield Wounded.
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)