BASRA, Iraq-- New York Army National Guard Major James Wood, Operations Officer for the 501st Ordnance Battalion (Explosive Ordinance Disposal) reads the names and biographies of EOD Soldiers who gave their lives during operations in 2010 during a memorial service held at the chapel here on May 7. The 501st, based in Scotia, NY is in command of EOD Soldiers operating in Southern Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn.
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Slovenian Press Agency -- Mon, 22 May 2017 Pahor decorates US soldiers for rescue mission on Slovenian ship (Photo) New York, 21 May - Slovenian President Borut Pahor decorated in New York on Sunday the US soldiers who took part in a rescue operation following an explosion on board a cargo ship operated... (more)
Associated Press -- Sat, 20 May 2017 Change of command at NY National Guard 153rd troop command BUFFALO, N.Y. - An Iraq War veteran and sheriff's commander is set to assume command of a New York Army National Guard unit in Buffalo. A change of command ceremony is scheduled for Sunday,... (more)
Associated Press -- Sat, 20 May 2017 Syracuse-based Army National Guard unit gets new commander FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York Army National Guard unit based in Syracuse is getting a new commander who's a veteran of combat operations in Afghanistan.