Photo by Eric Durr, New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs (Released)
HORSEHEADS-- Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard’s 827th Engineer Company arrive at the airport here on Wednesday, Feb. 16 to be greeted by the Adjutant General, Major General Patrick Murphy, and other Army Guard leaders following a 10-month mission in Afghanistan.
The Soldiers, based at armories in Walton, Horseheads and Buffalo were reunited with their families shortly afterwards.
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)