BASRA, Iraq-- Brig. Gen. Pat Murphy, the Adjutant General of New York, shakes the hand of 206th Military Police Company member Spec. Tracy Bryant during a visit to the Basra Logistics Support Area on April 7.
Murphy, the commander of the New York National Guard was visiting the 206th and other New York Army National Guard units in Iraq and Kuwait along with Command Sgt. Major Robert Van Pelt, the New York State Sgt. Major has part of the Joint Monthly Access for Reserve Components program which allows both Army Reserve and National Guard leaders to go see their troops deployed in Iraq or Afghanistan.
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Slovenian Press Agency -- Mon, 22 May 2017 Pahor decorates US soldiers for rescue mission on Slovenian ship (Photo) New York, 21 May - Slovenian President Borut Pahor decorated in New York on Sunday the US soldiers who took part in a rescue operation following an explosion on board a cargo ship operated... (more)
Associated Press -- Sat, 20 May 2017 Change of command at NY National Guard 153rd troop command BUFFALO, N.Y. - An Iraq War veteran and sheriff's commander is set to assume command of a New York Army National Guard unit in Buffalo. A change of command ceremony is scheduled for Sunday,... (more)
Associated Press -- Sat, 20 May 2017 Syracuse-based Army National Guard unit gets new commander FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York Army National Guard unit based in Syracuse is getting a new commander who's a veteran of combat operations in Afghanistan.