Photo Courtesy New York Mets and Freedom Alliance.
NEW YORK-- New York Army National Guard Soldiers Staff Sgt. Donald Leinfelder (left) Sergeant Timothy Gould (Center) and SPC Ismael E. Diaz (right) stand with Navy Engineman Second Class Timothy Carlton and Marine First Lieutenant Matthew A. Krempel during a recognition ceremony at Citi Field during the Mets home game against Pittsburgh on Memorial Day. The servicemembers were honored during the game’s Seventh Inning Stretch. Leinfelder received a Purple Heart when he was injured in combat in Iraq; Gould holds the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster due to injuries he sustained fighting in Afghanistan; and Diaz was awarded the Army Commendation Medal with V device for leading Afghan National Army Soldiers in a counterattack during an ambush.
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)