(USAF Photo by MSgt Willie Gizara).
SCOTIA, NY (08/16/12) - Megan Lambert gets prepared to climb a rock wall sponsored by the New York National Guard Counterdrug Task Force at Stratton Air National Guard Base on August 16th, 2012. Assisting Megan is Senior Airman Chris Pierson from Counterdrug. Airman Pierson said these activities are presented as an alternative to taking drugs. It’s going great today. They are learning a lot. These activities help the kids learn how to overcome the challenges in life.
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)