Photo by Lt. Col. Paul Fanning, HQ, 27th BCT
Members of the New York Army National Guard's 27th Brigade Combat Team erupt in joy as the New York Giants score the winning touchdown late in the 4th quarter of Super Bowl 42. The Soldiers enjoyed the game from inside a dining hall at Forward Operating Base Patriot, Fort Bragg, NC as the unit prepares for deployment overseas to train and mentor Afghan national army and police forces later this spring. The Guard Soldiers will lead Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix in Afghanistan through the remainder of 2008. U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. Paul Fanning. (RELEASED)
NY National Guard In the News
Associated Press -- Thu, 24 Apr 2014
NY Army Guard helicopter unit gets new commander
ALBANY, N.Y. -- A 22-year veteran of the U.S. military has been named commander of an upstate New York-based Army National Guard aviation unit with elements currently serving in the Persian... (more)
Army Times -- Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Ex-cop named N.Y. Army Guard’s top enlisted soldier
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- A retired Rochester police officer who served in the Iraq War has been selected to become the next senior enlisted soldier in the New York Army National Guard.
DefenseVisual Information Distribution System -- Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Deskins: Military leadership committed to fixing sexual harassment, assault
WASHINGTON - Bare walls dominate the office décor, evidence that the newest tenant has recently moved in.
“I’m still getting used to it,” says Air Force Brig. Gen.... (more)