CAMP SMITH--U.S. Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Matthew Ortiz, an infantryman assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, who won in the non-commissioned officer category of the New York Army National Guard Best Warrior event on July 25-26, disassembles a Mk 19 grenade launcher as part of the land navigation event during the state NYARNG Best Warrior Competition at Camp Smith Training Site, N.Y., July 25, 2020. The Best Warrior Competition, held July 25-26, 2020, is an annual event in which junior enlisted Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from various New York Army National Guard units compete in several events intended to test their military skills and knowledge, as well as their physical fitness and endurance.
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NationalGuard.mil -- Mon, 19 Oct 2020 NY Army Guard has 1st 'street to seat' Black Hawk pilot LATHAM, N.Y. Lars Olson, a 23-year-old who is going directly from street to seat to become a New York Army National Guard UH-60 helicopter pilot, was recognized during an Oct. 16 ceremony... (more)
Nationalguard.mil -- Mon, 19 Oct 2020 NY National Guard continues statewide COVID-19 response LATHAM, N.Y. More than 1,300 members of the New York National Guard remain on duty for the state'sCOVID-19 response, 225 days after initial operations began in New Rochelle in early March. Since... (more)
Times Union -- Mon, 19 Oct 2020 Duty Calls: Top enlisted Air Guard leader retires : New York Air National Guard Command Chief Master Sgt. Maureen Dooley honored New York Air National Guard Command Chief Master Sgt. Maureen Dooley has been honored during her retirement testimony at New York National Guard Headquarters in Latham. Dooley was recognized... (more)