Photo by Lt. Col. Paul Fanning, Joint Force Headquarters- New York
BUFFALO--Jessica Bacon, a New York Army National Guard family member from Horseheads, NY proudly displays a sweatshirt bearing the name of her husband Ron’s unit during a Yellow Ribbon Re-integration Program Event held for the 827th Engineer Company at the Buffalo Hyatt Hotel and Conference Center on Saturday, April 2, 2011.
The event allowed Soldiers who returned from Afghanistan last month, and their families, to explore the benefits they are entitled to and the support systems that are available for them.
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)