PEEKSKILL--New York Army National Guard Sgt. Kieran Murphy, receives the Purple Heart in recognition of wounds received when insurgents attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device in July 13, 2012, during a ceremony here on Jan. 13. The attack occured during Operation Shrimps Net one of the major operations conducted by the 2nd Battaloon 108th Infantry. Two other Soldiers, PFC Steven W. Onofrey and PFC Ruben D. Abreu,
were wounded in the attack and were presented the Purple Heart in Afghanistan.
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National Guard.mil -- Sun, 04 Oct 2015 New York Guard engineers clear streams as part of Hurricane Joaquin LATHAM, N.Y. -After a week of rain, Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard’s 204th Engineer Battalion worked hard clearing debris from select streams, on Oct. 2 to make room... (more)
Associated Press -- Sun, 04 Oct 2015 NY Air Guard base’s HQ being renamed for ex-wing commander SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - The headquarters of the New York Air National Guard’s 174th Attack Wing is being renamed in honor of a World War II veteran who commanded the unit for nearly... (more)
Times Herald Record -- Sun, 04 Oct 2015 National Guard clears away strainers on Esopus TOWN Of SHANDAKEN - The web of fallen trees that caused a teen to drown in the Esopus Creek last month was finally cleared away this weekend. It took the Army National Guard to get it done.