Guard Engineers Work at German Training Area

HOHENFELS, GERMANY-- A New York Army National Guard-operated construction vehicle transports gravel to deposit on the helicopter landing zone at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center here, August 15, 2012. Seventy-eight New York Army National Guard Soldiers with the 827th and 152nd Engineer Companies from the 204th Engineer Battalion from Walton, N.Y. traveled to Hohenfels to aid in troop construction projects on the base’s pre-deployment training area as part of their annual training, August 5-24.

Aug 24, 2012

Kings Inn Comes Down in Kingston

KINGSTON-- A New York Army National Guard Soldier from the 204th Engineer Battalion works to take down the Kings Inn, an abandoned building on Broadway here, on Wednesday, October 18. Twenty-five members of the 827th Engineer Company and the 1156th Engineer company are taking down the building so that the site can be used for a joint New York National Guard/civilian first responder exercise on Nov. 5. The partially demolished motel will replicate a building hit by a terrorist attack.

Oct 20, 2011

Engineers At Work Post- Irene

SCHOHARIE COUNTY-- Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard’s 204th Engineer Company work to repair a road damaged in the wake of Hurricane Irene on Tuesday. August 30.

Aug 30, 2011

Engineers Commemorate Overseas Duty

KERHONKSON -- Spec. Nancy Daniels from Endwell, a member of 827th Engineer Company shows her daughter Mathilda, age 9, lapel pins she received during her units Freedom Salute ceremony, here May 22.

May 22, 2011

Guard Engineers Home from Afghanistan

HORSEHEADS-- Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard’s 827th Engineer Company arrive at the airport here on Wednesday, Feb. 16 to be greeted by the Adjutant General, Major General Patrick Murphy, and other Army Guard leaders following a 10-month mission in Afghanistan. The Soldiers, based at armories in Walton, Horseheads and Buffalo were reunited with their families shortly afterwards.

Feb 16, 2011

New York Engineers Train to React to Enemy Contact

FORT Mc COY, Wis.-- Soldiers from the New York Army National Guard's 827th Engineer Company react to contact during an April 1 live fire training exercise at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. The live fire route clearance training was one of the last training missions the Soldiers conducted before departing for Afghanistan on April 8.

Apr 14, 2010

Loading Up For Afghanistan Train-Up

HORSEHEADS--Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard's 827th Engineer Company, NYARNG, load a chartered jet at the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport in Horseheads, NY, February 21, 2010, heading to Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, for additional training before heading off for a 10 month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Feb 22, 2010

827th Engineers Say Goodbye

HORSEHEADS-- Several hundred family members and friends gathered at the Wings of Eagles Discovery Center here Sunday, Feb. 21, to say goodbye to members of the 827th Engineer Company has they departed for post-mobilization training at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. The Soldiers are slated to deploy to Afghanistan following their train-up.

Feb 21, 2010

Time Together Before Leaving

WALTON - New York Army National Guard Sgt. Randelle Mcumber and her boyfriend Matthew Kiesow take some time together during the mobilization ceremony for members of the 827th Engineer Company held at the State Armory here on Thursday, Feb. 18. Mcumber, a logistic's specialist assigned to the company's Detachment 1, said she is "is anxious to go" . "The sooner we go and do this, the sooner we come home," she said. "I think it will be a good experience." The Soldiers reported to the company's main armory in Horseheads following the Thursday ceremony. The company will deploy from the Wings of Eagles Discovery Center at the Elmira Airport to Fort McCoy Wisconsin on Sunday, Feb. 21.

Feb 19, 2010

A Moment Before Mobilizing

BUFFALO--Capt. Jeffery Miles, commander of the New York Army National Guard's 827th Engineer Co. shares a moment with his daughter Oliva and wife Heather, during a mobilization ceremony for the Soldiers heading to Afghanistan with the company on Thursday, Feb. 18 at the Conneticut Street Armory here. Eighty Soldiers from the Buffalo-based 152nd Engineer Support Company are mobilizing to deploy with the 827th, based in Horseheads. About 300 people turned out for the event. This will be the second overseas deployment for about 25 percent of the unit. The unit is comprised of various tradesmen, college students, public and private employees from the region. The unit's primary mission for Operation Enduring Freedom will be to build roads in the rugged and undeveloped regions of Eastern Afghanistan. Miles praised his soldiers hard work in preparing the mission as well as their performance during past state emergencies in the region including the floods which struck Western New York last August.

Feb 18, 2010

Deployment Information For Soldiers and Families

HORSEHEADS--Soldiers of the 827th Engineer Company and family members attend the New York Army National Guard's Yellow Ribbon pre-mobilization briefing December 12, 2009 at the Wings of Eagles Discovery Center in Horseheads, NY. The Horseheads event was one of three pre-mobilization briefings conducted for the Soldiers and families who will be mobilizing with the 827th to deploy to Afghanistn in 2010. Other briefings were conducted in Buffalo and Oneonta

Dec 14, 2009

Guard Forces Follow Flood

SPC Patrick E. McCarthy, 827th Engineer Company, New York Army National Guard, operates a D7 bulldozer in an attempt to restore the washed away protions of the Holiday Brook Road and return the Holiday Brook back to its original course Thursday, June 21, 2007. After heavy rains Tuesday evening, a flash flood removed portions of the road, destroyed 1 home and damaged several others. Four persons were reported missing after the flood waters receded.

Jun 21, 2007

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