Photo by Lt. Col. Paul Fanning JFHQ-NY (released)
NEW YORK HARBOR-- Officers from the National Guards of New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands pose before the Statue of Liberty during a security tour of New York Harbor conducted by the New York Naval Militia on Tuesday, August 17.
Officers from the National Guards of Federal Emergency Management Administration Region II gathered at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn this week to plan for the creation of a regional Homeland Response Force; a National Guard team that could respond to chemical, biological, and radiological attacks within the area.
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)