Photo by Lt. Col. Richard Goldenberg.
The New York Army National Guard?s latest enlistee, Private Joseph Rios, 19, at right, poses with his brother Javier, 23 prior to reaffirming his oath of enlistment from Army Training and Doctrine Command commander General William Wallace in Times Square, New York City on October 1. "It's a family tradition for us - we wanted to become something more," said Javier Rios. Joseph Rios joined eight other Soldiers for the Army?s milestone ceremony to mark the achievement of Army, Army Reserve and Army National Guard recruiting goals for the 2008 fiscal year. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Errol Cadet.
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)