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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NY National Guard In the News
Time Warner Cable News -- Tue, 21 Feb 2017 Rosetta Burke Became New York State's First Female Brigadier General Rosetta Burke is a true trailblazer -- serving our country in the National Guard and becoming the first female general. In the next part of our series, 'Facing the Rising Sun: Profiles of... (more)
Times Union -- Tue, 21 Feb 2017 Four Capital Region museums explore World War I: Museums look at local buildup to conflict The impact of World War I on New York and the Capital Region is a story that state and local museums are telling as the centennial of the U.S. entry into the war approaches.
Times Union -- Mon, 20 Feb 2017 Gillibrand tours Stratton Air Base; emphasizes support for missions in Greenland, Antarctica During a tour of the Stratton Air National Guard Base on Sunday, U.S. Sen. Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand stressed the importance of the country's continued presence on the Earth's North and... (more)