CAMP SMITH- Soldiers competing in the New York Army National Guard's Best Warrior competition engage targets with M-9 pistols on Friday, March 27. The pistol shooting event was included so that competitors had a chance to qualify for the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge during the four-day event. Specialist Michael Rowland from Glens Falls, a member of the 501st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, was named best enlisted Soldier and Staff Sgt. Christian Hager from Batavia, a member of Company A, 2nd Battalion 108th Infantry was picked as top NCO.
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Business Insider -- Wed, 20 Feb 2019 The 6 most powerful US states, ranked by National Guard forces that are bigger than some countries' As of December 2018, nearly 430,000 Americans served in the US Army and Air National Guard, according to Department of Defense data.
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Rome Sentinel -- Tue, 12 Feb 2019 224th Air Defense Group promotes four Four members of the New York Air National Guard's 224th Air Defense Group (ADG) have been promoted in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.