Eric Durr, Division of Military and Naval Affairs
LATHAM-Television news cameras roll as New York Army National Guard Chief Warrant Officer Christopher Lightner steps off the bus at Division of Military and Naval Affairs Headquarters here on Christmas Eve as he returns from deployment to Kuwait. More than 100 New York National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 27tgh Infantry Brigade Combat Team returned home to armories in Syracuse, Latham. Buffalo, Rochester, Newburgh, and New York City in time for Christmas with their families. The Soldiers were mobilized in January
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)