Sgt. 1st Class Thomas Wheeler
BEACON, NY -- Staff Sgt. Marco Padilla and Spc Osse Jean-Pierre, Soldiers assigned to the 1156th Engineer Company, New York Army National Guard, repair and replace railings on the Mount Beacon fire observation tower, September 7, 2012. The 1156th has stayed busy over the last year providing both military and community support ranging from aid to civilian authories during Tropical Storm Irene and Tropical Storm Lee to cleaning up the old Erie Canal.
NY National Guard In the News
Times union -- Fri, 24 May 2013
Photos: Remembering their sacrifice
Mary Kavaney,assistant deputy secretary for public safety, delivered remarks at pre-Memorial Day ceremony Thursday honoring those who have made the ultimate sacrifice to their country and... (more)
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)