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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News 12 -- Sat, 17 Mar 2018 NY Army National Guard prepares for Afghanistan deployment Members of the New York Army National Guard are set to leave home and prepare to serve overseas in Afghanistan. 300 members of the New York Army National Guard are spending their last day... (more)
Saratogian -- Sat, 17 Mar 2018 Irish soldiers mourned WWI losses on St. Patricks Day, 1918 SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. --March 7, 1918 was the day the New York National Guardsmen of the 69th Infantry Regiment, New York Citys Fighting 69th, experienced their first major combat loss during... (more)
Defense.gov -- Wed, 14 Mar 2018 'Fighting 69th' to Lead New York Citys St. Patrick's Day Parade for 167th Year ALBANY, New York, March 14, 2018 More than 800 New York Army National Guardsmen from the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, will lead the worlds largest St. Patricks Day Parade for the... (more)