Photo by Sgt.1st Class Steven Petibone, Joint Forces Headquarters
ALBANY - Private First Class Corey Hines, 7th Finance Detachment, New York Army National Guard, the youngest Soldier in attendance, assists Brig. Gen. Michael Swezey, commander of the 53rd Troop Command in cutting the Army Birthday cake at the New York State Museum on June 14,on the 235th Birthday of the U.S. Army.
U.S Army Active Duty Recruiting Command and New York Army National Guard Soldiers assembled for the event in front of the museum’s Citizen-Soldier display which is a historical tribute to the New York National Guard.
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)