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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Army Times -- Fri, 26 May 2017 New York National Guard leaders visit troops serving in Kuwait CAMP ARIFIJAN, KUWAIT Maj. Gen. Anthony German, the adjutant general of New York, got a firsthand look at the missions New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are conducting during a... (more)
Altus (Oklahoma) Times -- Fri, 26 May 2017 From 'Lost Boy' to citizen airman, Sudanese immigrant joins New York Air STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. - Thirty years ago and 6,000 miles away, Airman 1st Class Francis Andrew was a seven-year-old "Lost Boy." Andrew was one of about 20,000 Sundanese... (more)
WRGB -- Thu, 25 May 2017 New York National Guard marks Memorial Day with ceremony LATHAM, NY (WRGB)--National Guardsmen gathered Wednesday to honor New Yorkers who made the ultimate sacrifice, ahead of this Memorial Day weekend.