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
Black Knights -- Tue, 03 Dec 2013
MISSION FIRST: Man On A Mission
Ask Peter Carey about his days at West Point and he’s quick to tell you he was a back-up quarterback for four years and barely saw the field. Ask others who know Peter Carey and they... (more)
Hudson Valley YNN -- Tue, 03 Dec 2013
More than 100 Christmas trees shipped to military families
BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. -- For the ninth year in a row, New York Army National Guard Soldiers piled into the Ellms’ Christmas Tree Farm in Ballston Spa, to help deliver some Christmas Spirit,... (more)
Wall Street Journal -- Mon, 02 Dec 2013
NY tree farms donate Christmas trees for troops
BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. -- A Saratoga County tree farm is collecting Christmas trees from eastern New York growers for the Trees for Troops program, which delivers the holiday evergreens to military... (more)