TROY--New York Army National Guard Soldiers 1st Sgt. Joseph Landy (left), and his son Pfc. Joseph Landy (right), both of Speigletown, NY, throw the opening pitches in the Tri-City Valley Cats minor league baseball game at Joe Bruno Stadium here on July 5. 1st Sgt. Landy, of the 501st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, is home on leave from Iraq and Pfc. Landy is scheduled to deploy to Afghanistan with the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team in 2012.
Jul 06, 2011
BASRA, Iraq-- New York Army National Guard Specialist Jorge Alvarez, a member of the 501st Ordnance Battalion who lives in the Bronx, receives a coin from Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond Chandler during a visit to Contingency Operating Base Basrah on June 25. The Soldiers of the 501st Ordnance Battalion are overseeing Explosive Ordnance Disposal units in southern Iraq as part of Task Force Troy. The unit is based in Scotia, New York.
Jun 28, 2011