Photo by Spc. Jimmy Bedgood, 42nd Infantry Division.
ORCHARD PARK, Buffalo-- One hundred New York Army National Guardsmen reaffirm their oath of service and later participated in a flag unfurling at the start of a Buffalo Bills National Football League game here Nov. 6 at Ralph Wilson Stadium, where the Bills hosted the New York Jets. Soldiers with the 42nd Infantry Division, 53rd Troop Command and 204th Engineer Battalion Forward Support Co. took part in the ceremony, which was taped and played during the games half-time in front of a sold-out crowd of 70,000 spectators. The Jets went on to defeat the Bills 27-11. Photo by Spc. Jimmy Bedgood, 42nd Infantry Division.
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)