Photo by Lt. Mark Getman, 1st Battalion 258th Field Artillery
WEST POINT-- A Soldier from the New York Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion 258th Field Artillery9 right) gives tips on firing the big guns to a West Point cadet during a training exercise at the United States Military Academy’s training areas on Monday, July 12.
The National Guard Artillery unit provided guns and Soldiers to help man them and teach the cadets the basics of artillery.
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
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