Master Sgt. Corine Lombardo, JFHQ- NY
LATHAM, N.Y. -- Members of the Liberty Bells, a USO Show Troupe sing to New York Army National Guard Col. David Martinez during Christmas lunch festivities on Dec. 19. They are (from left) Stephanie Gerson, Karley Willocks, and Melissa VanPelt The singers performed holiday carols and a medley of World War II era classics and patriotic favorites, a USO trademark.
Since 1941, the United Service Organizations Inc., a nonprofit organization, has provided programs, services and live entertainment to United States servicemen and women to boost morale.
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)