Photo by Spc. James Roa, NY Army National Guard.
CAMP SMITH TRAINING SITE, Cortlandt Manor, N.Y. -- New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Robert Giordano, left, receives the colors of the 1st Battalion, 106th Regiment (Regional Training Institute) during his assumption of command ceremony here Nov. 20. Giordano, an Iraq war veteran from Rexford, N.Y., took command from Lt. Col. Michael McGurty, an Afghan war veteran from Montgomery, N.Y. The 106th RTI provides leadership and Soldier training for New York and other northeastern state Army National Guard forces. Handing command to Giordano is the 106th RTI Commander Col. Michel Natali. Photo by Spc. James Roa, New York Army National Guard.
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)