New York National Guard command sergeant major honored to receive Medal of Honor for World War I hero

New York Army National Guard Command Sgt. Maj. Louis Wilson, pictured here on May 19, 2015, will represent Sgt. Henry Johnson, a World War I Soldier slated to receive a posthumous Medal of Honor during a White House Ceremony on June 2, 2015. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Maj. Corine Lombardo/Released)

May 21, 2015

Painting ’lost’ in plain sight is found by New York State Military Museum: Now the challenge is where to show it

This painting by 19th century military artist James Walker, depicting the May 13-14, 1864 Battle of Resaca, in Georgia, was "lost" following the demolition of a New York National Guard armory in New York City in 1959. The painting, stored at West Point before being turned back over to the New York National Guard, was actually mislabeled as the "Battle of Gettysburg." The challenge now is where to display the 12-foot-long artwork held by the New York State Military Museum in Saratoga Springs

Feb 11, 2015

5 K Run Raises Funds for Guard Families

COLONOIE-- Latham Resident Eric Young, 23, receives the first place award following the Family Readiness Council Hometown Heroes 5 K Run fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 19 at Colonie Crossings Park. he finished in just over 17 minutes.

Oct 20, 2014

Warrant Officer Opportunities Aplenty in New York Army National Guard

Warrant Officer Patricia Burnham started out as an personnel NCO before becoming a warrant officer.

Jun 25, 2014

New Yorkers Compete for Best Warrior Title

CAMP SMITH-- Westchester News Channel 12 reporter Robert Wolf interviews New York Army National Guard Command Sgt. Major about the Northeastern Army Naitonal Guard Best Warrior Competition at Camp Smith Training Site on May 16. National Guard Soldiers from across the northeast engage targets during the rifle marksmanship competition of the Northeastern States Best Warrior Competition held on Wednesday, May 16 at Camp Smith Training Site. Soldiers and Non-Commissioned National Guard Soldiers from across New England, New York, and New Jersey are competiting to represent the region in a national competition later this year.

May 17, 2012

Honor Guard supports program for unclaimed veterans’ remains

A member of the New York National Guard Military Forces Honor Guard places an urn containing the cremated remains of a forgotten veteran in a designated vault as a final resting place during the first internment program under New York’s Veterans Recovery Program, while New York National Guard Chaplain (Col.) Eric Olsen looks on.

Jun 13, 2011

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