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NY Army Guard Band Performs for Netherlands King and Queen
June 17, 2024
New York Army National Guard Soldiers of the 42nd Infantry Division band, led by Spc. Steven Fonti, perform a march during a ceremony welcoming King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands to the New York State executive mansion in Albany, New York, June 12, 2024. The Dutch royals visited New York's capital and were hosted by New York Gov. Kathy Hochul on the third day of a four-day visit to the United States.

NY National Guard Strengthens Bonds with Allies in Morocco
June 12, 2024
A Moroccan Royal Armed Forces Soldier and Spc. Vanessa Nanevie, a combat medic specialist assigned to Charlie Company, 427th Brigade Support Battalion, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, New York National Guard, learn to safely assemble explosives as part of demolition training provided by 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Corps Forces during exercise African Lion in Tantan, Morocco, May 28, 2024. African Lion 2024 marks the 20th anniversary of U.S. Africa Command’s 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 9,100 participants from 27 nations and NATO contingents.

106th Rescue Wing Conducts Comprehensive Rescue Training
June 7, 2024
103rd Rescue Squadron pararescuemen, assigned to the New York Air National Guard 106th Rescue Wing, pull a patient toward the evacuation location during an exercise at F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base, N.Y., May 4, 2024. During the exercise, 106th Security Forces Squadron secured the area for the 103rd Rescue Squadron pararescuemen to parachute in, recover the injured personnel and provide medical care and transport via an HH-130J Combat King II aircraft flown by the 102nd Rescue Squadron.

New York National Guard Soldiers Aid Subway Stabbing Victim
June 4, 2024
New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Joel Strickland, left, and Spc. Desany Jacques, members of the New York National Guard security force, used their training and first aid packages to help save the life of a stabbing victim May 20, 2024, while on duty in Queens. The two Soldiers were assisting New York police officers checking the bags of subway riders.

New York National Guard Headquarters Staff Marks Memorial Day
May 23, 2024
New York Army National Guard Brig Gen. Isabel Smith, the director of joint staff, and Command Sgt. Major Curtis Moss stand at attention during the playing of taps after placing a wreath at the New York National Guard headquarters Memorial Day ceremony in Latham, New York, May 23, 2024. The first Memorial Day, or Decoration Day as it was called after the Civil War, was held in New York.

National Guard Officer Candidates Train with Albanian Partners
May 21, 2024
U.S. Army Officer Candidate Brian Luckenbill, New Jersey OCS Class 67, 254th Training Regiment, conducts water crossing familiarization training with Albanian Armed Forces Cadets in Rreth-Greth, Albania, May 16, 2024. New Jersey and New York National Guard Soldiers traveled to Albania to train with cadets from the Albanian Military Academy.

New York, Connecticut Soldiers are Regional Best Warriors
May 20, 2024
New York Army National Guard Sgt. Peter Fillion, an infantryman assigned to Charlie Troop, 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry Regiment, lobs a simulation grenade during the 2024 Region I Best Warrior Competition on Camp Smith, New York, May 14, 2024. Soldiers threw grenades in six scenarios during the event, one of many taskings during the four-day competition.

New York Guard Says Farewell to 100-year-old Guard Veteran
May 16, 2024
New York Army National Guard Sgt. Carlos Garcia, left, and Spc. Samantha Bruce, perform military funeral honors at the burial of Wilfred “Spike” Mailloux, a 100-year old New York National Guard veteran of the World War II Battle of Saipan, at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Waterford, New York, May 7, 2024. Mailloux survived the war’s largest Japanese banzai attack, which killed 502 Soldiers in the New York National Guard’s 105th Infantry Regiment on July 7, 1944.

New York Army Guard Hosts Regional Best Warrior Competition
May 10, 2024
New York Army National Guard medics assigned to the Headquarters Company of the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry, conduct a road march in New York City May 16, 2021. In the 2024 Northeast region Best Warrior Competition, 16 Soldiers from New York, New Jersey and New England will participate in events across New York state.

New York Army Guard Soldiers Heading to North Africa
April 30, 2024
African Lion provides an opportunity to conduct realistic, dynamic and collaborative readiness training in an austere environment that intersects multiple geographic and functional combatant commands, including U.S. Africa Command, U.S. European Command, and U.S. Central Command, and strategic maritime choke points and global shipping lanes.

New York Army Guard Chaplains Train with African Counterparts
April 23, 2024
New York Army National Guard Chaplain (Col.) Douglas Brock, the state chaplain for the New York National Guard, poses with Zambian Chaplain Capt. P. Kopakopa during a meeting of African and American chaplains in  Lusaka, Zambia, April 8, 2024. The Zambian Defence Force invited Brock, New York Army National Guard Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Timothy Miller and other American chaplains to a five-day workshop for African military chaplains in Lusaka.

New York National Guard Sharpens Disaster Readiness Skills
April 23, 2024
U.S. Army Soldiers from the New York National Guard’s 827th Engineer Company, 104th Military Police Battalion, lower a simulated casualty from rubble during a training exercise April 17, 2024. Led by personnel from the 42nd Infantry Division making up the Region II Homeland Response Force, the week-long exercise brought together elements from across the New York National Guard.

Maryland Guard, Bosnia and Herzegovina Conduct JTAC Training
April 12, 2024
Joint Terminal Attack Controllers from the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Marine Forces Reserve, and Maryland National Guard pose for a photo during Deliberate Response '24 at Warren Grove Range, New Jersey, April 6, 2024. The exercise demonstrated the partnership between the Maryland National Guard and the AFBiH through the State Partnership Program.

National Guard-led Space Exercise Helps Build Programs for NATO Partners
April 8, 2024
Air Force Staff Sgt. Javin Delgado, an electronic warfare specialist with the Hawaii Air National Guard’s 154th Wing, prepares to calibrate electronic warfare equipment as Senior Airman Oscar Mendoza, a space systems operator with the 148th Space Operations Squadron, looks on during Vulcan Guard Bolt 6, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, March 27, 2024. Though not part of the mission planning portion of the space-focused exercise, Delgado and Mendoza showcased EW assets to Vulcan Guard participants and distinguished visitors.

New York Guard Civil Support Team Trains Aboard Ship
April 4, 2024
Soldiers and Airmen assigned to the 2nd Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team complete a communication check before executing an exercise aboard the USS Slater museum ship in Albany, New York, March 28, 2024. The CST Soldiers and Airmen worked with the New York State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to identify radiological sources aboard the ship during the joint training exercise.

New York National Guard Brings Fallen Warrant Officers Home
March 19, 2024
A New York Army National Guard Honor Guard team carries the remains of Chief Warrant Officer 2 John M. Grassia III from a New York Air National Guard LC-130 to a hearse past a line of dignitaries, including Gov. Kathy Hochul, during plane-side honors at the Army Aviation Support Facility in Latham, New York, March 18, 2024. Grassia and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Casey Frankoski were killed in a March 8 helicopter crash in Texas.

Massachusetts, New York Guard Units Compete in Shooting Match
March 18, 2024
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Brum, a squad leader assigned to Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 182nd Infantry Regiment, uses a pair of binoculars to view a competitor target during the 2024 Logan-Duffy Marksmanship Competition at Camp Smith Training Site in Peekskill, New York, March 13, 2024. The Logan-Duffy Marksmanship Competition is an annual shooting match between 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, and 1st Battalion, 182nd Infantry Regiment.

New York’s Fighting 69th Leads Saint Patrick’s Day Parade
March 18, 2024
Soldiers with the New York National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 42nd Infantry Division, lead the annual New York City Saint Patrick’s Day Parade March 16, 2024. The “Fighting 69th” Infantry has led the world’s largest Saint Patrick’s Day Parade since 1851.

NY National Guard to Lead Largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 13, 2024
Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, lead the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York March 17, 2022. On March 16, 2024, the battalion will lead the parade for the 173rd time.

New York National Guard Names Soldiers Killed in Texas Helicopter Crash
March 11, 2024
New York Army National Guard Chief Warrant Officer 2 Casey Frankoski, left, and Chief Warrant Officer 2 John Grassia were killed when a UH-72 Lakota helicopter they were flying crashed near Rio Grande City, Texas, March 8, 2024. The two were assigned to  Detachment 2, Company A, of the 1st Battalion, 244th Aviation Regiment, operating as part of Joint Task Force North, supporting Customs and Border Protection operations on the southwest border.