Master Sgt. Peter Towse, 42nd Infantry Division
PEEKSKILL--New York Army National Guard Sgt. Kieran Murphy, receives the Purple Heart in recognition of wounds received when insurgents attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device in July 13, 2012, during a ceremony here on Jan. 13. The attack occured during Operation Shrimps Net one of the major operations conducted by the 2nd Battaloon 108th Infantry. Two other Soldiers, PFC Steven W. Onofrey and PFC Ruben D. Abreu,
were wounded in the attack and were presented the Purple Heart in Afghanistan.
NY National Guard In the News
Army.mil -- Tue, 29 Jul 2014
New York National Guard training takes to skies
FORT DRUM, N.Y. (July 25, 2014) -- New York Army National Guard Soldiers from the 642d Aviation Support Battalion, conducted integration Annual Training in support of their fellow New York... (more)
Times Union -- Tue, 29 Jul 2014
Duty Calls: High spot in family of soldiers
Army National Guard Pfc. Michael Valenza of Queensbury could soon outrank almost everyone in his family of soldiers.
MDJ -- Mon, 28 Jul 2014
Honor quest for N.Y. WWI hero marches on
ALBANY, N.Y. --About 100 years after he single-handedly fought off a German attack and saved a comrade from capture despite suffering serious wounds, Sgt. Henry Johnson is a step closer to... (more)