Photo by Master Sgt. Peter K. Towse, 42nd Infantry Division
FORT DRUM-- New York Army National Guard Sgt. Katrina Stellakis, gives a lift to Sgt. William Preston during training in casualty evacuation techniques here on May 7. More than 2,200 members of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team are slated to deploy to Afghanistan in 2012 and are training at Fort Drum in May.
SGT William Preston, training and operations NCO (standing) and SGT Katrina Stellakis, a personnel NCO, pr actice carrying techniques during pre-mobilization training here on May 7. More than 2,200 members of the unit are slated to deploy to Afghanistan in 2012.
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)