New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Doug Baker, left, and Master Sgt. Todd Monroe unfurl the colors of the 501st Ordnance Battalion (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) during their transfer of authority ceremony held in Kuwait, July 22, 2021. The 501st Ordnance Battalion and its 23 Soldiers serve as the command and control element for Task Force Hellhound, the forward deployed EOD task force responsible for military EOD forces, forensic exploitation and civilians across U.S. Central Command supporting Operations Spartan Shield, Inherent Resolve and Freedom's Sentinel, replacing members of the Alabama National Guards 441st Ordnance Battalion (EOD). The force conducts operations to detect, identify, render safe and dispose of conventional and improvised weapons, explosives and weapons of mass destruction to protect coalition and partner force members and civilians. Courtesy photo.
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National Guard. mil -- Fri, 17 Sep 2021 NYNG Soldier, Airman to attend Brazilian jungle training SYRACUSE, New York Two New York National Guard members will represent the United States and the New York National Guard during the Brazilian Jungle Warfare Centers annual international course... (more)
National Guard. mil -- Fri, 17 Sep 2021 NYNG artillery battery recognized by Field Artillery School NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. The New York Army National Guard's Alpha Battery of the 1st Battalion, 258th Field Artillery, has been recognized as the most outstanding Guard artillery battery in the... (more)
Auburn Citizen -- Wed, 15 Sep 2021 Veteran of war in Afghanistan takes over Auburn's National Guard battalion New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Frank Quintana, a veteran of the War in Afghanistan, took command of Auburn's 102nd Military Police Battalion during a ceremony at Fort Drum on Saturday,... (more)