Eric Durr, Division of Military and Naval Affairs
STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Newburgh-- Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard’s 101st Expeditionary Signal Battalion board a charter plan heading for Fort Bliss, Texas, following their mobilization ceremony here on Sunday, August 19. The Soldiers bid farewell to their families and heard from Major General Patrick Murphy, the Adjutant General, and other speakers--including Governor Andrew Cuomo’s representative Ms. Maryu Kaveny-- before boarding the aircraft. The battalion will deploy to Afghanistan later this month.
NY National Guard In the News
YNN -- Thu, 23 May 2013
Remembrance ceremony held to honor fallen soldiers
LATHAM, N.Y. -- This weekend, we thank those who gave the ultimate sacrifice to serve our country.
Ahead of Memorial Day, a remembrance ceremony honoring the men and women of the military... (more)
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)