CAMP SMITH, Peekskill -- Sgt. Joseph Calleja, 727th Military Police (Law and Order) Detachment presents his 2 year old son Joseph Jr. and his wife Yahaira, with a "Soldier" Build-A-Bear during a departure ceremony, Nov 27. The bears were donated to the unit and each Soldier was able to record a personalized message to their loved ones.
The Soldiers departed for overseas deployment training and police certification at Ft. Bliss, Texas and will provide safety and security for operations bases in northern Afghanistan later this year.
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NY National Guard In the News
Time Warner Cable News -- Tue, 21 Feb 2017 Rosetta Burke Became New York State's First Female Brigadier General Rosetta Burke is a true trailblazer -- serving our country in the National Guard and becoming the first female general. In the next part of our series, 'Facing the Rising Sun: Profiles of... (more)
Times Union -- Tue, 21 Feb 2017 Four Capital Region museums explore World War I: Museums look at local buildup to conflict The impact of World War I on New York and the Capital Region is a story that state and local museums are telling as the centennial of the U.S. entry into the war approaches.
Times Union -- Mon, 20 Feb 2017 Gillibrand tours Stratton Air Base; emphasizes support for missions in Greenland, Antarctica During a tour of the Stratton Air National Guard Base on Sunday, U.S. Sen. Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand stressed the importance of the country's continued presence on the Earth's North and... (more)