BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan--Command Sgt. Maj. Charlie G. Chavez,(left) 401st Army Field Support Brigade command sergeant major and Col. Michel M. Russell Sr.,(right) 401st AFSB commander flank New York Army National Guard Soldiers Spc. David P. Clark, Spc. Justin C. Ruiz and 1st Lt. Eric J. Leon following an awards ceremony Jun. 1 when Clark and Ruiz were awarded Army Commendation Medals with the "V" device and Combat Action Badges and Leon was awarded a Combat Action Badge. The Soldiers are members of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and are temporarily assigned to the 401st AFSB.
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We are the Mighty -- Fri, 23 Feb 2018 This hero was so deadly, they called him 'Black Death In this modern world, earning a nickname is generally a piece of cake. Show up for work one day with a half-shaven face and you will quickly be slapped with one or two loving and memorable... (more)
Times Union -- Fri, 23 Feb 2018 100 years ago: Trained U.S. soldiers ready to fight The state Division of Military and Naval Affairs is reminding residents about key dates affecting New Yorkers during the 100-year anniversary of Americas entry into World War I. The press... (more)
Defense.gov -- Thu, 22 Feb 2018 Guard Salutes Fallen New York City Apartment Fire Hero NEW YORK CITY, Feb. 21, 2018 - Army National Guard leaders recently honored a New York Army National Guardsman who died while rescuing his neighbors during the deadliest fire here in more... (more)