New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Greg Dreisbach, commander of New York’s Joint Task Force Empire Shield briefs current operations to Brig. Gen. Timothy Kadavy, Deputy Director of the Army National Guard during a brief two-day visit to New York Oct. 18-19. Kadavy spent time at the New York National Guard’s MATES site at Fort Drum, a tour of Camp Smith and a visit with the joint security forces of Task Force Empire Shield in New York City. Photo by 1st Lt. Mark Getman, 1-258th Field Artillery.