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
OC Breeze -- Thu, 28 Aug 2014
JFTB Soldiers deploy in Cuba after training in Ft. Bliss
Two National Guard units, the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 40th Infantry Division, Los Alamitos, California and the Forward Detachment, 102nd Military Police Battalion, 153rd MP... (more)
DVIDS -- Wed, 27 Aug 2014
104th MP Battalion Certified to Operation on Fort Drum
FORT DRUM, N.Y.--More than 100 New York Army National Guard MPs from the 104th Military Police Battalion are now certified to enforce the law on post here after 12 days of tough, intensive... (more)
Capital New York -- Wed, 27 Aug 2014
WW1 Veteran from Albany in line for Medal of Honor
ALBANY--;On May 15, 1918, while fighting in France during World War 1, Army Pvt. Henry Johnson of Albany single-handedly fended off an attack by a group of about 20 German soldiers, fighting... (more)