Photo by Lt. Col. Paul Fanning, HQ, 27th BCT
Staff Sgt. Gulmar Parga, a Squad Leader in the New York Army National Guard's Security Force, Detachment C, stands behind Cpl. Gerald Munroe as his squad prepares to move to a training objective during battle drill rehearsals at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Patriot, Fort Bragg, NC.
The Guard Soldiers are training for deployment to Afghanistan later this spring as part of Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix, the training and mentoring team for the Afghan national army and police forces. The unit will conduct predeployment training until March.US Army Photo by Lt. Col. Paul Fanning. (RELEASED)
NY National Guard In the News
Defense Visual Information Distribution System -- Tue, 22 Apr 2014
National Guard supports 2014 Boston Marathon
BOSTON-- More than 800 Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island National Guardsmen helped local law enforcement agencies in eight cities and towns to keep the route clear for runners as they... (more)
Defense Visual Information Distributions System -- Mon, 21 Apr 2014
Forging a friendship
TABUK, Saudi Arabia -- For the third time in five years, U.S. Forces conducted a joint exercise in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as part of Friendship and Ironhawk three at the Tactical Training... (more)
Times Union -- Mon, 21 Apr 2014
Duty Calls: Two airmen earn Meritorious Service Medal
Two New York Air National Guard senior master sergeants have earned a Meritorious Service Medal.