CAMP SMITH, NY-- New York Army National Guard Specialist Brian Lekhmus, from Salt Point, NY; and Sgt. David Martinson, from Albany, take a break on May 16 while competing in the Northeast Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition being held at Camp Smith Training Site May 15-17. The competition pits top non-commissioned officers and junior enlisted Soldiers from New England, New York and New Jersey against each other to determine who will represent the region in a national competition. The Soldiers were tested on military knowledge, physical fitness, marksmanship, land navigation, and Soldier tasks.
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Slovenian Press Agency -- Mon, 22 May 2017 Pahor decorates US soldiers for rescue mission on Slovenian ship (Photo) New York, 21 May - Slovenian President Borut Pahor decorated in New York on Sunday the US soldiers who took part in a rescue operation following an explosion on board a cargo ship operated... (more)
Associated Press -- Sat, 20 May 2017 Change of command at NY National Guard 153rd troop command BUFFALO, N.Y. - An Iraq War veteran and sheriff's commander is set to assume command of a New York Army National Guard unit in Buffalo. A change of command ceremony is scheduled for Sunday,... (more)
Associated Press -- Sat, 20 May 2017 Syracuse-based Army National Guard unit gets new commander FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York Army National Guard unit based in Syracuse is getting a new commander who's a veteran of combat operations in Afghanistan.