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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News 12 -- Sat, 17 Mar 2018 NY Army National Guard prepares for Afghanistan deployment Members of the New York Army National Guard are set to leave home and prepare to serve overseas in Afghanistan. 300 members of the New York Army National Guard are spending their last day... (more)
Saratogian -- Sat, 17 Mar 2018 Irish soldiers mourned WWI losses on St. Patricks Day, 1918 SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. --March 7, 1918 was the day the New York National Guardsmen of the 69th Infantry Regiment, New York Citys Fighting 69th, experienced their first major combat loss during... (more)
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)