Photo by Spc. James Roa, NY Army National Guard
NATIONAL TRAINING CENTER, FORT IRWIN, Calif. - Troops assigned to the New York Army National Guard’s 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry, depart from a staging area for field training exercises, Oct. 6. The troops will conduct weapons live-fire and collecting force on force training as part of the NTC rotation. The Soldiers are training here as part of the unit’s preparations for mobilization and deployment to Afghanistan with the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team in early 2012. U.S. Army photo by Spc. James Roa, NY Army National Guard. (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)