Photo by Lt. Col. Paul Fanning, Joint Forces Headquarters-NY
GREAT NEW YORK STATE FAIR, Syracuse-- New York Army National Guard Private Mark Howell from Jordon, NY assigned to HQ 27th IBCT and in training to become a Military Intelligence Specialist, shows a New York State Fair visitor to the National Guard recruiting display how to operate the Guard Car tire changing station while Private Megan Merriman from Syracuse looks on.
Merriman has been in the Guard for one year and is assigned to the 107th Military Police Company in Utica.
The Guard Car Tire Change simulator gives state fair visitors the opportunity to find out what it feels like to change the tire on a high-performance NASCAR vehicle.
NY National Guard In the News
Associated Press -- Thu, 24 Apr 2014
NY Army Guard helicopter unit gets new commander
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Army Times -- Wed, 23 Apr 2014
Ex-cop named N.Y. Army Guard’s top enlisted soldier
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DefenseVisual Information Distribution System -- Wed, 23 Apr 2014
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