MPs return from Puerto Rico

JFK International Airport-- Soldiers assigned to the New York Army National Guard's 442nd Military Police Company return home to New York through JFK International Airport on Dec. 16, 2017. The company deployed more than 100 Soldiers to Puerto Rico to support local police in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The last 40 Soldiers returned hom on Dec. 16.

Dec 19, 2017

442 MP Company makes friends in Puerto Rico

PUERTO RICO--Specialist Han Wang a Soldier in the 442nd Military Police Company of the New York Army National Guard provides an impromptue Chinese lesson to kids in Toa Alta,Puerto Rico on Oct. 26. The company deployed over 120 Soldiers to Puerto Rico to assist in security missions. While the bulk of the unit returned to New York on Nov. 6; 40 MPs have remained behind until December.

Nov 08, 2017

New York MPs heading for Puerto Rico

STEWART INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-- New York Army National Guard Soldiers of the 442nd Military Police Company prepare to board a KC-135 of the New Hampshire Air National Guard at Stewart International Airport of Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 en route to Puerto Rico. 107 Soldiers deployed to provide security support on Oct. 1. More Soldiers deployed on Oct. 2.

Oct 02, 2017

New York MPs heading for Guantanamo Bay

Newburgh, N.Y.-- Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard's 442nd Military Police Company board an aircraft at Stewart International Airport on Tuesday, Jan. 5, en route to Fort Bliss, Texas. The MPs, who mobilized for federal duty at Camp Smith Training Site on Jan. 3 will train at Fort Bliss before deploying to Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba, where they will serve as part of Joint Task Force Guantanamo.

Jan 06, 2016

Send off for 442nd Military Police Co.

CAMP SMITH TRAINING SITE, N.Y. -- New York Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Santo Villar, a member of the 442nd Military Police Company, enjoys a moment with his son after the company's deployment ceremony here on Jan. 3. The unit, based in Queens, N.Y., is heading to Fort Hood, Texas for training before deploying to conduct security operations at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba in early 2016.

Jan 05, 2016

Governor Greets Troops Deployed For Sandy

FARMINGDALE-- New York Army National Guard Spec. Lydia Graham, a member of the 442nd Military Police Company from Brooklyn New York speaks with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo as he inspected National Guard Soldiers deployed to the Farmingdale Armed Forces Reserve Center in response to Hurricane Sandy on Monday Oct. 29 250 Soldiers from the 102nd MP Battalion and another 100 from the 1st Battalion 69th Infantry are posted at the Armory to prepare to respond to local government requests for assistance when the storm passes.

Oct 29, 2012

442 MPs Meet U.S. Ambassador to South Africa

PRETORIA, South Africa--U.S. Ambassador to South Africa Donald H. Gips speaks with New York Army National Guard Sgt. Anewrys Rosario, (left) and Spec. Sebastian Petion, (center), 442 Military Police Company from Queens, N.Y. during the opening day of the 2012 Africa Aerospace and Defense Airshow and Exhibition. The Soldiers are displaying their vehicle at the 2012 Africa Aerospace and Defense Airshow, Waterkloof Air Force Base. Petoria, South Africa.

Sep 20, 2012

442nd Goes Through Yellow Ribbon Program

WHITE PLAINS-- New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Jason Diaz, his wife Nisha (left) and daughter Thalia, 4 of Peekskill, discuss scheduled activities during the 442nd Military Police Company 30-day Yellow Ribbon Reintegration event, May 14 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, White Plains, NY. The event helps Soldiers and families work through the issues that arise when a Citizen Soldier returns from a combat deployment. The 442nd Military Police Company returned from a deployment in Iraq in April.

May 17, 2011

Chairman Greets New York Guardsman

NEW YORK CITY -- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen greets New York Army National Guard Capt. Sean O’Donnell, a member of Headquarters Detachment 104th Military Police Battalion, at the Robin Hood Foundation Dinner here on May 9. The Foundation, which targets poverty in New York City, is launching an initiative to aid veterans in New York City. Mullen was a featured speaker at the event, and members of the Army and Army National Guard were invited to the dinner. The dinner included a performance by pop singer Lady Gaga.

May 10, 2011

Welcome Home for 442nd MP Company

NEW YORK CITY-- Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard’s 442nd Military Police Company stand in formation Friday, April 8, at the Harlem Armory here during a ceremony welcoming them home from a 10-month deployment in Iraq. The unit arrived at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on Saturday, April 2, and ere bused to the Harlem Armory to be reunited with families following out processing.

Apr 08, 2011

Muddy Training for MPs in Iraq

CAMP RAMADI, IRAQ-- Soldiers from the New York Army National Guard’s 442nd Military Police Company, based at the Jamaica, Queens Armory, train in stretcher bearing skills on February 16. The company has been assigned to the 4th Advise and Assist Brigade of the 3rd Infantry Division while deployed. The company is expected to return to the United States in early April.

Mar 25, 2011

MP Soldiers Honored In Deployment Ceremony

Harlem, NY-- The Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard's 442nd Military Police Company stand in formation Saturday during their Deployment Ceremony held on Saturday, April 10. The company, commanded by Capt. Tara Dawes, who served in the unit in Iraq as an enlisted Soldier, is due to deploy to Fort Dix New Jersey on April 19 for post-mobilization training. The Soldiers will serve in Iraq.

Apr 13, 2010

Gov. Paterson Coins MP Leader

Tarrytown, NY-- New York Governor David Paterson (right) "coins" New York Army National Guard 1st Lt. Tara Dawe, on Saturday Dec. 5, during a visit to her company's Yellow Ribbon pre-mobilizatiopn meeting here. Major General Joseph Taluto, the Adjutant General of New York, looks on. Dawe, the commander of the New York Army National Guards 442nd Military Police Company deployed with the unit to Iraq in 2003-2004 as an enlisted Soldier. Dawe, who joined the Army in 1994, will lead the company back to Iraq in 2010.

Dec 07, 2009

Governor Paterson Meets Guard Soldiers, Families

TARRYTOWN--New York Governor David Paterson meets with Soldiers, leaders and family members of the 442nd Military Police Company on Saturday, Dec. 5, during a Yellow Ribbon Program pre-mobilization meeting at the Marriott Hotel here. The governor spoke to the Soldiers and their families before meeting privately with a few members of the unit. In his remarks he thanked the members of the unit for their sacrifice and the families for supporting their Soldiers. "Remember that your family,your friends, The State of New York, and the United States of America stand squarely behind you," Gov. Paterson said. The 442nd deployed to Iraq in 2003 and is due to return in the spring of 2010.

Dec 05, 2009

Records Check Before Heading to Washington

CAMP SMITH- Members of the 442nd MP Company and the 104th MP Battalion, go through Soldier Readiness Checks Saturday, Jan. 17, at Camp Smith Training Site as they prepare to deploy to Washington D.C. to support the inaguration of Barack Obama as president of the United States. The New York National Guard is sending 225 members of the New York Army and Air National Guard to Washington to assist the District of Columbia National Guard with traffic control and communications. The Soldiers and Airmen mustered at Camp Smith before heading to Washington on Jan. 18. Their service and health records were checked as part of the inprocessing at Camp Smith.

Jan 17, 2009

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