CAMP SMITH--New York Army National Guard Major Luis Marquez speaks with Cable Channel News 12 Reporter Chelsea Edmonds during a farewell ceremony for the New York Stability Transition Team held here on Sunday, Jan. 15. The team, composed of 48 Army National Guard Senior officers and non-commissioned officers will work with Afghan National Army and police force units to help prepare for the withdrawal of U.S. and allied forces. The team will train at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, and deploy to Afghanistan later this year.
Major General Patrick Murphy, the Adjutant General, and other senior leaders took part in the event, which included a lunch for team members and their families
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NationalGuard.mil -- Wed, 10 Feb 2016 Black New York Army National Guard Officer overcame discrimination in 1964 BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Col. Otho van Exel fought in World War II, commanded four times and was one of the first African-Americans to attend the Army War College.
army.mil -- Tue, 09 Feb 2016 Deployments make Guard doctor better hometown physician COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (Feb. 5, 2016) -- Ebola and malaria aren't diseases doctors working in the hometown of the Baseball Hall of Fame expect to deal with.
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)