Master Sgt. Peter Towse, 42nd Infantry Division
STATEN ISLAND, NY -- New York Army National Guard Pvt. Vanessa Diaz a Soldier with the 719th Transportation Company, uses an electronic notebook to perform wellness checks, here December 6, 2012. Diaz and other Soldiers of Joint Task Force Sandy are going door to door performing wellness checks and collecting data for local authorities. Since November, New York Army National Guard Soldiers have completed over 50,000 wellness checks.
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)