Photo by LTC Paul Fanning, Joint Force Headquarters, NY
RONKONKOMA--Chief Warrant Officer 2 Michelle Roxby (right), a pilot-in-command, and 2nd Lt. Amy Bonilla, (left) a pilot, conduct pre-flight checks before flying a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter around Manhattan Island March 12, 2011. The Soldiers belong to Company B, 3rd Battalion 142nd Aviation (Assault Helicopter Battalion).
They are two of the 1,500 women who serve in the New York Army National Guard force of 10,500. March is Women’s History Month and recognizes the accomplishments of American Women.
NY National Guard In the News
Buffalo News -- Sun, 16 Jun 2013
National Guard pitches in on Bond Lake ditches
LEWISTON - The trails and drainage ditches at Bond Lake Park are getting some attention these days in a project that benefits the county and also provides training to local soldiers.
Times Union -- Fri, 14 Jun 2013
National Guard celebrates birth of the Army
COLONIE --The New York Army National Guard marked the 238th birthday of the U.S. Army on Friday with a traditional cake-cutting ceremony at the state Division of Military and Naval Affairs... (more)
Poughkeepsie Journal -- Tue, 11 Jun 2013
Traffic concerns won’t be realized with plans for National Guard vehicle shop, reps say
HOPEWELL JUNCTION-- Representatives from several organizations answered questions regarding traffic, usage and the environmental impact of a planned $23.9 million vehicle and equipment maintenance... (more)