Ready for War

Feb 23, 2009

9-11 Commemorative Run Held at Camp Blackhorse, Afghanistan

Deployed Service Members Run to Remember

Feb 23, 2009

From our Families to Yours

Donations from home help with Afghan mentoring and support mission

Feb 23, 2009

CJTF-Phoenix Announces Award Recipients for Afghan Service

Appearing with their newly pinned awards from the left is Sgt. Russell G. Cole, Specialist Adam Bryant and Specialist Nicholas Archibald.

Feb 23, 2009

Phoenix SECFOR Team Completes Long Range Convoy

Members of Company D pose for a group shot during a stop along the way. Photo courtesy of Justin Melnick

Jan 21, 2009

New York Soldiers Receive Valor Awards at Veterans Day Ceremony

Two New York Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix (CJTF-Phoenix) received Bronze Star Medals with Valor during a Veterans Day ceremony at Camp Phoenix in Kabul on Tuesday 11 November.

Jan 21, 2009

CJTF-Phoenix announces award recipients for Afghan service

Col. Roy Tario pins a Bronze Star Medal on 1LT Stephen Profirio from Woburn, MA while CPT Timothy Simmons from Hamburg, NY and MAJ Charles Jones from Cedar Hill, TX stand prpoudly at right. 1SG Patrick Treverton from Wheatfield, NY and SSG Deanna Bizzette from Florence, SC were next to receive their awards.

Jan 21, 2009

Governor Paterson Visits New York Soldiers in Afghanistan

Gov. David Paterson hands out awards with Col. Brian K. Balfe at Camp Phoenix, Kabul, Afghanistan. Paterson presented the awards to Soldiers of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team during his visit to the New York-based unit. Photo by Spc. Luke Austion

Dec 23, 2008

CJTF-Phoenix marks National Guard Birthday

The CJTF-Phoenix VII plaque on display in Patriot Square, Camp Phoenix, Kabul. Photo by Lt. Col. Paul Fanning (released.)

Dec 17, 2008

U.S. Support Brings Growth to Kabul School

Afghan girls and boys are delighted with the additions to the Tajwar Sultana Girls School, finances by the Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix.

Oct 21, 2008

Chief of the National Guard Bureau Visits New York Army National Guard Soldiers

Chief Warrant Officer 3 Russell Hoyer from Voorheesville, NY assigned to CJTF-Phoenix Logistics Task Force poses for a photo with Lt. Gen. Blum. (Photo by Lt.Col.Paul Fanning (released))

Aug 28, 2008

New York National Guard and British Soldiers Aid Afghans

Captain Judy Izard from Buffalo, NY, a pharmacist assigned to the Camp Phoenix clinic cradles a child with an infected foot as the mother awaits medications. Photo By Lt. Col. Paul Fanning, Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix (released)

Aug 12, 2008

Orion Warriors at Drum

Members of the 27th BCT’s Training Assistance Group formed up early in the morning on their last day of AT for what has become a tradition - To run a three-mile course around the "Old Post" of Fort Drum. Photo by: Maj. Kathy Oliver, 27th BCT Public Affairs Office

Apr 14, 2008

Governor Bids Farewell to Deploying Soldiers

Governor Eliot Spitzer joins 27th Brigade Combat Team Commander Col. Brian Balfe in a ceremonial cake cutting at a ceremony marking the mobilization and deployment of the 27th BCT held Jan. 16 in Syracuse. The Syracuse event was one of nine held across the state as Soldiers of the 27th BCT prepared to deploy for a mission in Afghanistan. Photo by Staff Sgt. Kevin Abbott, Joint Forces HQ NY

Apr 11, 2008

Guard Combat Brigade Completes Three-Week Training at Fort Drum

Colonel Randall Lambrecht and Master Sergeant Joseph O’Leary provide security for their team mates in preparation to cross a concertina wire obstacle during their pre-deployment training at Ft. Drum, NY Oct. 10, 2007. Photo by Maj. Cathy Oliver, 27th BCT.

Apr 11, 2008

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Unit Info Last Modified: Monday, November 24, 2008 © NYS DMNA: Unit Information: HHC, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team