U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shana R. Hutchins.
MOPTI, Mali--New York Army National Guard Command Sgt. Maj. Justin Lenz, a Bellmore, N.Y. native with the 369th Sustainment Brigade and Malian army Lt. Abdrahamane Kone, a native from Mopti, Mali acting as Security Operations for Malian Defense Force, have a discussion after the opening ceremony of Atlas Accord ’12 Feb. 9, at Mopti Airfield. Coordinating operations and exchanging ideas for Atlas Accord ’12, a U.S. Army Africa-sponsored bilateral humanitarian and partnership exercise focusing on aerial resupply to remote areas. The 369th sent 35 Soldiers to participate in the logistics exercise.
NY National Guard In the News
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)
NewsOne -- Wed, 15 May 2013
Henry L. Johnson Fends Off German Captors During World War I On This Day In 1918
United States Army soldier Henry L. Johnson (pictured), also known as “Black Death,” earned his fearsome nickname in France during World War I. After being ambushed by German forces and... (more)