COHOES, N.Y. --New York Army National Guard Soldiers of the 1156th Engineer Company stand behind their final project here, a replica engineer castle, as part of their final efforts in a community project here June 13 to restore a former Erie Canal lock into a public park. The Soldiers provided a week-long effort as part of their annual training each year since 2011 to remove debris from the abandoned lock, overgrown since 1911. The City of Cohoes partnered with the Guard engineers to remove the debris, install drainage and develop a walking path as part of the lock’s conversion to a public site. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Patricia Austin, New York Army National Guard. (RELEASED)
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Batavia Daily News -- Wed, 17 Oct 2018 Seven local National Guard members receive promotions Seven local members of New York National Guard have been promoted in recognition of their "capability for additional responsibility and leadership," Major General Ray Shields,... (more)
Times Union -- Wed, 17 Oct 2018 Glenville Guardsman named top enlisted soldier for 53rd Troop Command COLONIE A Glenville resident who is a veteran of the Iraq War was named the New York Army National Guard 53rd Troop Command's top enlisted soldier.
Nationalguard.mil -- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 New York National Guard, South African MPs conduct exchange PRETORIA, South Africa - Forty Military Police Soldiers and Airmen from both the New York National Guard and the South Africa National Defence Force (SANDF) exchanged policing, force protection... (more)