Photo by Spc. James Roa, New York Army National Guard.
FORT IRWIN, Calif. - New York Army National Guard Chief Warrant Officer Charles Eldridge (left), assigned to the New York Army National Guard’s 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and Master Sgt. William Yohn, with the 42nd Infantry Division Headquarters (right) install secure communications data into a vehicle radio during the brigade’s rotation to the National Training Center, Ft. Irwin, Calif., Oct. 3..The training, conducted at the NTC through late October, will provide Soldiers from the brigade with a realistic, demanding training environment. The exercise will stress leaders, Soldiers and staffs in a simulated combat environment and prepare them for their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.
NY National Guard In the News
OC Breeze -- Thu, 28 Aug 2014
JFTB Soldiers deploy in Cuba after training in Ft. Bliss
Two National Guard units, the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 40th Infantry Division, Los Alamitos, California and the Forward Detachment, 102nd Military Police Battalion, 153rd MP... (more)
DVIDS -- Wed, 27 Aug 2014
104th MP Battalion Certified to Operation on Fort Drum
FORT DRUM, N.Y.--More than 100 New York Army National Guard MPs from the 104th Military Police Battalion are now certified to enforce the law on post here after 12 days of tough, intensive... (more)
Capital New York -- Wed, 27 Aug 2014
WW1 Veteran from Albany in line for Medal of Honor
ALBANY--;On May 15, 1918, while fighting in France during World War 1, Army Pvt. Henry Johnson of Albany single-handedly fended off an attack by a group of about 20 German soldiers, fighting... (more)