New Yorkers compete in national shooting match

CAMP ROBINSON ARKANSAS--New York National Guard Soldiers Sergeant 1st Class Robert Lamorte II Staff Sgt. Adam Crist Staff Sgt. Warren Solomon and Sergeant Craig Rowell participate in the 53rd annual Winston P. Wilson Championship at the Robinson Maneuver Training Center Arkansas 28 April to 3 May. The international event is designed to determine the best small arms marksmanship team and drew 48 teams from around the world including the U.S. and its territories Ireland France and England.

May 15, 2024

World War II Guard veteran honored

WATERFORD--Soldiers assigned to the New York Army National Guards Honor Guard conduct graveside military honors at the funeral of Cpl. Wilfred Spike Mailloux, a 100-year old veteran of the New York National Guards 27th Infantry Division who fought on the Island of Saipan during World War II, at St. Michaels Cemetery in Waterford, New York on May 7, 2024. Mailloux, a member of B Company, 105th Infantry Regiment, was wounded during a massive Japanese Army banzai attack against the regiment on July 17, 1944. Mailloux, who enlisted in the National Guard to earn $5 per drill, was the last surviving member of the Cohoes-based company.

May 10, 2024

NY Army Guard Soldiers train in Tunisia

BEN GHILOUF, TUNISIA--New York Army National Guard Sgt. Philip Kim (left) and Spc. Mauricio Hernandez (right), both with the 258th Field Artillery Battalion, coordinate where they anticipate mortar rounds will land in Ben Ghilouf Tunisia on May 3 2024 during exercise African Lion 2024. The New York National Guard deployed 120 Soldiers to take part in the Tunisian portion of the multinational exercise. African Lion 2024 marks the 20th anniversary of U.S. Africa Commands premier joint exercise led by U.S. Army Southern European Task Force Africa (SETAF-AF) running from April 19 to May 31 across Ghana Morocco Senegal and Tunisia with over 8100 participants from 27 nations and NATO contingents.

May 08, 2024

Best Warrior underway at Camp Smith

CAMP SMITH --New York National Guard soldiers conduct a tactical insertion during the State Best Warrior Competition at Camp Smith Training Site, New York on April, 17 2024. The State Best Warrior Competition is an annual event in which junior enlisted Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from various units across New York compete in several events intended to test their military skills and knowledge as well as their physical fitness and endurance with the winners proceeding the Region One competition next month in New York.

Apr 19, 2024

Soldiers, Airmen on duty during eclipse

NIAGARA FALLS --New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from the 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry Regiment and 107th Attack Wing witness the beginning stages of the total solar eclipse covering the region on April 8 2024 at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station in Niagara Falls New York.. The Soldiers and Airmen were on duty to support local officials if required. Over 150 service members across New York State were activated to potentially support civil emergency services due to the huge increase in tourism generated by the event.

Apr 08, 2024

Sexual Assault Prevention month kicks off

LATHAM-- New York Army National Guard Joint Forces Headquarters Lead Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Jacqueline OKeefe and Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Advocate Yvonne Masse stand at the display in the atrium of the Division of Military and Naval Affairs Joint Forces Headquarters as they kick off Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. April marks Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month several events will be held throughout the month to draw awareness to the importance of sexual assault prevention.

Apr 03, 2024

Soldier laid to rest at National Cemetery

SARATOGA NATIONAL CEMETERY-New York Army National Guard Col. Jason Lefton, the commander of the 42nd Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade presents an American flag to the family of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Casey Frankoski following military funeral services held at Gerald B. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville, New York on March 22, 2024. Frankoski, along with Chief Warrant Officer 2 John M. Grassia III, was killed in a March 8 helicopter crash outside Rio Grande City, Texas while patrolling the southwest border in support of the Border Patrol.

Mar 22, 2024

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