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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National Guard.mil -- Tue, 09 Feb 2016 New York National Guard works wth state officials to monitor wild turkeys CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. - There's nothing new about setting up an ambush at Camp Smith Training Site, the New York National Guards training facility here. Troops have been conducting tactical... (more)
LoHud.com -- Mon, 08 Feb 2016 NYPD's Joseph Lemm awarded Bronze Star; benefit concert on tap: Military New York Police Detective Joseph Lemm, a West Harrison resident who was killed in Afghanistan in December, has been awarded the Bronze Star for valor in combat, the Air National Guard announced.
Daily Freeman -- Fri, 05 Feb 2016 Stewart National Guard airman one of two NYPD officers shot at housing project NEW YORK--Two police officers were shot and wounded by a gunman they encountered in the stairwell of a public housing project they were patrolling, and the gunman later killed himself, authorities... (more)