13 Feb, 2018STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE--Two Airmen of the 105th Airlift wing carry Col. Denise Donnell, the wing commander, during a routine buddy care training at Feb. 11 2018 Stewart Air National Guard Base NY. The RODEO is a training that happens every few months for assure mission readiness.
12 Feb, 2018ROCHESTER -- New York Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to B Company 3rd Battalion of the 126th Aviation Regiment stand together following their Welcome Home Ceremony in Rochester, N.Y., Feb. 10, 2018. The CH-47 aviatiors returned home in November of 2017 from a nine month deployment. This was the first time the entire crew was back together since then.
8 Feb, 2018TROY NY-- Representatives from the New York Vermont Pennsylvania Rhode Island Texas Massachusetts New Hampshire New Jersey and Ohio Army National Guard New York Air National Guard Army Reserve and the 10th Mountain Division gather for a Northeast Regional Partnership meeting here February 7 2018. The partnership focuses and shared training opportunities to enhance a units readiness. The event was hosted by 42nd Infantry Division.
1 Feb, 2018ROME-- Airman 1st Class Nicholas Spine (right) receives the Outstanding Airman of the Year award from Eastern Air Defense Sector Commander Col. Emil Filkorn. Col. John Balbierer 224th Air Defense Group Commander is behind Spine. EADS and the 224th ADG held their annual awards banquet on Saturday Jan. 20 at Hotel Utica in Utica New York.The Eastern Air Defense Sector is responsible for the air defense of the eastern United States and is composed of New York Air National Guardsmen from the 224th Air Defense Group civilians and the Royal Canadian Air Force.
31 Jan, 2018YAVORIC, Ukraine-- A New York Army NAtional Guard Soldier assigned to the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat team watches as Ukrainian Soldiers assigned to 3rd Battalion 14th Mechanized Brigade form up to conduct RPG-7 (rocket-propelled grenade) training during a training at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center here Jan. 30. Currently more than 220 New York Army National Guard Soldiers are deployed to Ukraine where they are working hand in hand with the Ukrainian Army as they strive toward their goal of achieving NATO interoperability.
30 Jan, 2018JERICHO, VERMONT--New York Army National Guard Capt. Joseph Moryl skis during the 2018 National Guard Eastern Regional Biathlon held at the Ethan Allen Training Site, Jericho Vt., January 26, 2018. Two New York Army National Guard Soldiers, Captains Katy and Captains Katy and Joseph Moryl, from North Hudson, N.Y., represented the New York Army National Guard in the competition.
22 Jan, 2018LAKE PLACID-- New York Army National Guard Sgt. Matt Mortensen gives a "thumbs up" to the home fans at the 2017 World Cup competition in Lake Placid, New York, Dec. 16 after he and his partner won the luge doubles competition. Mortensen is one of four New York Army National Guard Soldiers slated to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea
24 Jan, 2018HANCOCK FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE--New York Air National Guard Master Sgt. David Taylar dicusses humvee maintenance with other members of the 174th Attack Wing as they prepare to execute domestic operations missions at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base in Syracuse N.Y. on Jan. 22 2018.The New York National Guard mobilized 130 Airmen and Soldiers at the direction of New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to be prepared to help local governments deal with flooding.
22 Jan, 2018YAVORIV, UKRAINE-- Soldiers assigned to the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the New York Army National Guard (center formation) join Canadian and Ukranian soldiers in listing to remarks from Canada's Governor General, Julie Payette, and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during a ceremony held at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center on Jan. 18, 2018. Payette is Queen Elizabeth II's representative in Canada. More than 200 New York Army National Guard Soldiers are deployed to the training center to assist in training the Ukranian Army.(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector)
16 Jan, 2018SARATOGA SPRINGS-- Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard's Recruiting and Retention Battalion gather at the Saratoga Springs Hilton Hotel for the command's awards dinner, on January 6, 2018. The Recruiting and Retention Battalion recognized Soldiers who had met recruitment goals and excelled.
12 Jan, 2018Yavoriv Ukraine -- New York Army National Guard Spc. Caleb Bailey and Spc. Robert Graber two combat medic assigned to the Joint Multinational Training Group Ukraine (JMTG-U) participates in a mass casualty exercise here Jan. 12. The exercise which was designed to resemble a vehicle collision was used to test the JMTG-U Medical Sections readiness and capabilities. During the exercise the medics that responded had to triage and treat simulated casualties before transporting them to the Troop Medical Clinic for further care. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector)
11 Jan, 2018LAKE PlACID- New York Army National Guard Sgt. Emily Sweeney, assigned to Joint Force Headquarters, will be representing the United States in the women's luge competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Sweeney is enrolled in the Army's World Class Athletes Program which lets Soldiers serve and prepare for the Olympics.
10 Jan, 2018BUFFALO-- Col. David Warnick commander of the 107th Mission Support Group Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station New York Air National Guard prepares presents a wreath on behalf of the president at the grave of Millard Fillmore the 13th president Buffalo N.Y. Jan. 5 2018. The 107th ATKW has been honoring the former president with a wreath laying each year on his birthday for more than 30 years.
9 Jan, 2018Krakovets, Ukraine - New York Army National Guard Major Amy Crounse, member of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team deployed to Ukraine, spends time with a child at the orphanage in Krakovets, Ukraine on Dec. 27. During the visit, Soldiers brought games and toys to give to the children, and spent a few hours interacting and playing with them. The New York Army National Guard troops are assigned to the Joint Military Training Group- Ukraine and working with Ukrainian Army Soldiers. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Alexander Rector)
5 Jan, 2018CAMP SMITH-- U.S. Army Sgt. Ashaun Howard a motor transport operator attached to the 719th Transportation Company New York Army National Guard performs last minute checks on Humvees designated for use as part of the Guards response to the winter storms at Camp Smith Training Site N.Y. January 4 2017. The New York National Guard placed 80 Soldiers and Airmen on alert and deployed humvees to New York City to be used by Joint Task Force Empire Shield in preparation for the storm.
3 Jan, 2018FAIRPORT, N.Y.--The Military Forces Honor Guard of the New York Army National Guard render honors during the funeral for Spc. Joseph Nelk a soldier assigned to Alpha Troop 2nd Squadron 101st Cavalry Regiment in Fairport N.Y. Dec. 23 2017. Nelk passed away while deployed to the Ukraine as part of the 7th Army Training Commands Joint Multinational Training Group.