BAGRAM, Afghanistan-- New York National Guard Command Sgt. Major Frank Wicks and Major General Patrick Murphy, the Adjutant General of New York, pose with members of HHC 427th Brigade Support Battalion during a visit to Afghanistan to meet New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen they conducted from Oct. 13 to 19. The two leaders met Soldiers and Airmen from the Company B 3rd Battalion 126th Aviation, the 105th Security Forces Group, the 109th Airlfit Wing, the 14th Finance Detachment, Joint Force Headquarters, and the New York Strategic Transition Team, as well as the 427th. The logistics Soldiers of the 427th are playing a key role in inventorying and moving equipment out of Afghanistan.
NY National Guard In the News
Associated Press -- Thu, 24 Apr 2014
NY Army Guard helicopter unit gets new commander
ALBANY, N.Y. -- A 22-year veteran of the U.S. military has been named commander of an upstate New York-based Army National Guard aviation unit with elements currently serving in the Persian... (more)
Army Times -- Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Ex-cop named N.Y. Army Guard’s top enlisted soldier
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- A retired Rochester police officer who served in the Iraq War has been selected to become the next senior enlisted soldier in the New York Army National Guard.
DefenseVisual Information Distribution System -- Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Deskins: Military leadership committed to fixing sexual harassment, assault
WASHINGTON - Bare walls dominate the office décor, evidence that the newest tenant has recently moved in.
“I’m still getting used to it,” says Air Force Brig. Gen.... (more)