Photo by 1st Lt. Mark Getman, 1-258th Field Artillery.
New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Greg Dreisbach, commander of New York’s Joint Task Force Empire Shield briefs current operations to Brig. Gen. Timothy Kadavy, Deputy Director of the Army National Guard during a brief two-day visit to New York Oct. 18-19. Kadavy spent time at the New York National Guard’s MATES site at Fort Drum, a tour of Camp Smith and a visit with the joint security forces of Task Force Empire Shield in New York City. Photo by 1st Lt. Mark Getman, 1-258th Field 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
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)