Photo by Tech. Sgt. John Orrell, National Guard Bureau
FORT SNELLING, MN--Members of the New York National Guard’s Military Forces Honor Guard participate in a standing proficiency drill during the 2010 Army National Guard Honor Guard Competition at Fort Snelling, Minn. The drill tested their ability in maintaining military bearing and rifle movements.
The New York team bested seven other competitors in the grueling, week long, competition which was judged by members of the Third Infantry Regiment, The Old Guard, who perform funeral honors at Arlington National Cemetery.
NY National Guard In the News
Associated Press -- Thu, 24 Apr 2014
NY Army Guard helicopter unit gets new commander
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Army Times -- Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Ex-cop named N.Y. Army Guard’s top enlisted soldier
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- A retired Rochester police officer who served in the Iraq War has been selected to become the next senior enlisted soldier in the New York Army National Guard.
DefenseVisual Information Distribution System -- Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Deskins: Military leadership committed to fixing sexual harassment, assault
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