CAMP SMITH--U.S. Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Matthew Ortiz, an infantryman assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, who won in the non-commissioned officer category of the New York Army National Guard Best Warrior event on July 25-26, disassembles a Mk 19 grenade launcher as part of the land navigation event during the state NYARNG Best Warrior Competition at Camp Smith Training Site, N.Y., July 25, 2020. The Best Warrior Competition, held July 25-26, 2020, is an annual event in which junior enlisted Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from various New York Army National Guard units compete in several events intended to test their military skills and knowledge, as well as their physical fitness and endurance.
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Troy Record/Saratogian -- Wed, 29 Nov 2023 Trees For Troops: 131 Christmas trees sent to servicemembers for holiday season BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. For the 19th year, volunteers, veterans and service members gathered with FedEx and tree growers at Ellms Family Farms Tuesday to send 131 Christmas trees to troops. ... (more)
WRGB -- Tue, 28 Nov 2023 Capital Region veterans, National Guard help donate 150 Christmas trees to military bases nationwide (Video) BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. Volunteers from the New York National Guard and Capital Region veterans helped donate 150 Christmas trees on Tuesday to military bases across the country. The trees were... (more)
NY Post -- Wed, 22 Nov 2023 Grandparents, parents and kids reveal how shared life in the military has shaped their families Military life often involves the entire family be it living together on a base or sacrificing time with a loved one serving overseas. But for these three area families, defending America... (more)