Photo by Sgt. Michael E. Davis Jr., 369th Sustainment Brigade.
COBLESKILL, N.Y. - New York Army National Guard Spc. Matthew Greenberg, a truck driver with the 719th Transportation Company, based in Harlem, hands a case of water to Michael Kissinger, a local volunteer to help aid people affected by Hurricane Irene here during the National Guard’s recovery efforts across the Catskills and upstate New York. More than 2,500 Soldiers and Airmen of the National Guard were called up by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for the storm’s response and recovery missions.
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)