Photo Command Sgt. Major Basilio Colon, Joint Force Empire Shield
NEW YORK--Elizabeth Glazer, New York Deputy Secretary for Public Safety, speaks with a police officer during a visit to the New York National Guard’s Joint Task Force Empire Shield and its local law enforcement agency partners during the Multi-Agency Super Surge exercise, here July 21.
Glazer was briefed on the task force’s day-to-day mission detailing how the task forces helps protect the citizens of New York.
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)