Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Drumsta, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team
CAMP SHELBY, Miss. -- New York Army National Guard Soldier Sgt. 1st Class Walter Meshenberg poses with some of the 3,600 boxes of cookies the Girl Scout Council of Suffolk County, N.Y. recently delivered to 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Soldiers, who are here preparing to deploy overseas. The cookies were delivered under �Operation: Cookie," which allows people to buy boxes of Girl Scout cookies to be donated to members of U.S. Armed Forces. Meshenberg is also here preparing to deploy with a brigade unit, and he organized the donation with his cousin Jonathan Chekin, who works for the Suffolk County Girl Scout Council. Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Drumsta, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team.
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)