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
YNN -- Thu, 23 May 2013
Remembrance ceremony held to honor fallen soldiers
LATHAM, N.Y. -- This weekend, we thank those who gave the ultimate sacrifice to serve our country.
Ahead of Memorial Day, a remembrance ceremony honoring the men and women of the military... (more)
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)