KANDAHAR, Afghanistan- New York Army National Guard Sgt. John Stormm, a member of Detachment 1 Company B 3rd Battalion 126th Aviation (Heavy Lift) receives the Purple Heart and the Air Medal from Lt. Col. Mike Higginbotham, the commander of Task Force Knighthawk during award ceremonies here on April 18. Stormm received a bullet wound during a resupply mission in Afghanistan. The Soldiers of the Rochester-based detachment are preparing to return to the United States in May after a nine-month long rotation in Afghanistan.
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Defense.gov -- Wed, 14 Mar 2018 'Fighting 69th' to Lead New York Citys St. Patrick's Day Parade for 167th Year ALBANY, New York, March 14, 2018 More than 800 New York Army National Guardsmen from the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, will lead the worlds largest St. Patricks Day Parade for the... (more)
Associated Press -- Tue, 06 Mar 2018 NY National Guard Soldiers Deploy for Cyber Security Duty Twenty-five New York Army National Guard cyber security team members are mobilizing for federal duty.
nationalguard.mil -- Tue, 06 Mar 2018 200 New York Guard members on duty following nor'easter CAMP SMITH, N.Y-Two hundred members of the New York Army and Air National Guard, and New York's state defense forces, were on duty Monday after New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo declared a state... (more)