Photo by Capt. Alvin Phillips, 138th Public Affairs Detachment
NEW YORK-- A New York Army National Guard Soldier assigned to Joint Task Force Empire Shield, the New York National Guard’s full time security force in New York City, patrols Pennsylvania Station with police officers on Christmas Eve. The members of Joint Task Force Empire Shield supported civilian police agencies in providing a security presence in New York City over the holiday weekend.
NY National Guard In the News
YNN -- Thu, 23 May 2013
Remembrance ceremony held to honor fallen soldiers
LATHAM, N.Y. -- This weekend, we thank those who gave the ultimate sacrifice to serve our country.
Ahead of Memorial Day, a remembrance ceremony honoring the men and women of the military... (more)
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)