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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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)
Aitr Force Times -- Thu, 04 Feb 2016 Two airmen killed in Afghanistan receive Bronze Stars with Valor Two airmen killed in Afghanistan in December have been posthumously awarded the Bronze Star Medal with V, the Air National Guard announced Thursday.
National Guard.mil -- Thu, 04 Feb 2016 Bronze Star for Valor awarded to two New York Air National Guard Airmen killed in Afghanistan NEWBURGH, N.Y. - Two Airmen from the New York Air National Guard's 105th Airlift Wing have been posthumously awarded the Bronze Star Medal with "V" device for saving the lives of... (more)