U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Drumsta, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. (RELEASED)
NATIONAL TRAINING CENTER, FORT IRWIN, CA -- Pvt. 2 Geoff Eastman of Mastic, N.Y. and other New York Army National Guard Soldiers of Company C, 2-108th Infantry provide security while conducting a react-to-contact drill here Oct. 3. The unit, based in Gloversville, N.Y., is part of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, which is training here as part of its preparations for mobilization and deployment to Afghanistan in early 2012. About 1,500 of the Soldiers are currently scheduled to deploy.
NY National Guard In the News
Associated Press -- Thu, 24 Apr 2014
NY Army Guard helicopter unit gets new commander
ALBANY, N.Y. -- A 22-year veteran of the U.S. military has been named commander of an upstate New York-based Army National Guard aviation unit with elements currently serving in the Persian... (more)
Army Times -- Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Ex-cop named N.Y. Army Guard’s top enlisted soldier
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- A retired Rochester police officer who served in the Iraq War has been selected to become the next senior enlisted soldier in the New York Army National Guard.
DefenseVisual Information Distribution System -- Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Deskins: Military leadership committed to fixing sexual harassment, assault
WASHINGTON - Bare walls dominate the office décor, evidence that the newest tenant has recently moved in.
“I’m still getting used to it,” says Air Force Brig. Gen.... (more)