New York Army National Guard Spc. Jeremy Singer from Oneida, N.Y. (Right) greets Major General Joseph Taluto, the Adjutant General of New York, at the Camp Phoenix Dining Facility in Kabul, Afghanistan on May 29. Taluto is on a week-long trip to Afghanistan, along with New York National Guard Command Sgt. Major Robert Van Pelt to met with New York Army National Guard Soldiers operating there. Hough is assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company 27th Brigade Combat Team, Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix VII.