Photo by Pvt. 1st Class Jeremy Bratt, Joint Force Headquarters--New York
ALBANY--Members of the New York Army National Guard Honor Guard participate in a Memorial Day observation held at the New York State Purple Heart Memorial here on Friday, May 28.
The ceremony, sponsored by the New York State Museum, was conducted in conjunction with the Citizen Soldier Exhibit that opened on May 27. The exhibit highlights the history of the New York Army National Guard since the Spanish American War.
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)