Photo by Staff Sgt Thomas Wheeler, 138th Public Affairs Detachment.
CAMP SMITH TRAINING SITE-- Maj. Gen. Patrick Murphy, the Adjutant General (left); Nan Hayworth, Congresswoman from the 19th District;Elizabeth Glazer, New York State Deputy Secretary of Public Safety; Brig. Gen. Michael Swezey, commander of the 53rd Troop Command; and Donald Bennett Jr., Deputy Mayor of Peekskill, NY, perform the ribbon cutting dedicating the new Camp Smith Readiness Center, Camp Smith, NY, April 21, 2011. A formal opening ceremony for the $30 million Readiness Center at Camp Smith which will serve as the home for approximately 350 National Guard soldiers assigned to Headquarters, 53rd Troop Command; Company C, 1st Battalion 69th Infantry; the 42nd Infantry Division Band; the 727th Military Police Detachment and elements of the 1156th Engineer Company, as well as an Army National Guard recruiting office.
NY National Guard In the News
Observer -- Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Dunkirk National Guard Soldiers among those at Fort Drum for training
More than 250 New York Army National Guard Soldiers from the 642d Aviation Support Battalion Rear Detachment are participating in annual training at Fort Drum this month. The soldiers arrived... (more)
Associated Press -- Tue, 22 Jul 2014
New York Guard members conducting annual training
CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. -- Two hundred members of New York state’s volunteer defense force are conducting their annual weeklong training program at a Hudson Valley military site.
Time Warner Cable News -- Mon, 21 Jul 2014
New York Army National Guard Soldiers Training on Fort Drum
It’s usually the one time out of the year that New York Army National Guard Soldiers get to train with their entire battalion. Reporter Elizabeth Jeneault was in Fort Drum, where... (more)