Photo by Pfc. Ubon Mendie, New York Guard
QUEENS -- Empire Shield Soldiers Sgt. Aaron Hess and Spec. Yuriy Ostrovskiy stand in Terminal 5 here at JFK Airport while on patrol June 29.
The Soldiers seen took part in a security surge drill headed by the New York and New Jersey Port Authority Police Department (PAPD). Empire Shield participated by request of the PAPD.
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)