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NY National Guard Sustainment Soldiers Heading for Middle East
September 19, 2022
New York National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 369th Sustainment Brigade stand in formation during a farewell ceremony at Camp Smith, N.Y., Sept. 18, 2022. The brigade, known as the "Harlem Hellfighters" for the unit's service in World War I, will be deploying to Kuwait to provide logistics support to Army forces in the Middle East.

‘Keep Truckin’: Army National Guard Finds its Best Warriors
August 1, 2022
Spc. Daniel Reading, an infantryman with the Maryland Army National Guard’s D Company, 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment, secures an area during the tactical combat casualty care event at the Army National Guard’s 2022 Best Warrior Competition at Volunteer Training Site-Milan, Tennessee, July 26, 2022.

New York National Guard Helps Provide Medical Care in South Africa
July 27, 2022
New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Christine Iraci, left, and Army Reserve Maj. Dwayne Bodie look on as Anissa Talib-Ally of the South African Military Health Service checks a patient outside Richards Bay, South Africa, during a medical readiness visit July 25, 2022, as part of Exercise Shared Accord.

New York Army National Guard, South Africa Train Together
July 13, 2022
Left to right, Maj. W.A. Mustafa, South African Military Health Service dentist, speaks with counterparts from the Army Reserves and the New York Army National Guard, dentist Maj. Dwayne Bodie and dental technician Staff Sgt. Christine Iraci, July 13, 2022, outside Richards Bay, South Africa. The New York Guard members were participating in the Shared Accord exercise with their State Partnership Program partner, South Africa.

New York Army Guard Soldiers Heading to Africa, Kuwait
June 16, 2022
New York Army National Guard Spcs. Lori Gorman and Jahaira Rodriguez, both assigned to Headquarters Company of the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry, head toward buses taking them to Fort Drum, New York, for training following a farewell event June 14, 2022, at Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. The Soldiers will be deploying to the Horn of Africa in September.

NY Army Guard Soldiers rehearse decontamination practices
May 16, 2022
A New York National Guard Soldier with the 222nd Chemical Company, 104th Military Police Battalion, performs a decontamination exercise at Fort Indiantown Gap May 14, 2022.

New York Army National Guard Soldiers train for deployment
May 6, 2022
Army Specialist Arthur Allen, assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation Regiment of the New York National Guard, fires an M240B machine gun from a hovering UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter at Fort Drum, New York, April 28, 2022, during annual training. The battalion is preparing to mobilize in June and deploy to Kuwait.

NY Army Guard No. 1 in medical readiness among big states
May 4, 2022
U.S. Air Force Capt. Alejandro Bautista readies a COVID-19 vaccination for U.S. Army Sgt Maj. Joseph Fisher at the Camp Smith Training Site Medical Readiness Clinic, N.Y., Dec.16, 2020. The New York Army National Guard was recently recognized for having the best overall medical readiness for large state forces during fiscal 2021.

NYNG Soldiers compete to be Best Warrior in Empire State
April 14, 2022
U.S. Army competitors from the New York Army National Guard conduct weapons qualification as part of the state Best Warrior Competition April 6, 2022, at the Camp Smith Training Site in Cortlandt Manor, N.Y. The three-day event tested Soldiers on their Army knowledge, physical fitness, and tactical prowess, ending in a 12-mile road march and the opportunity to represent New York at the regional and national Best Warrior levels.

New York Guard ‘Fighting 69th’ to lead St. Patrick’s parade
March 10, 2022
New York Army National Guard Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry, march in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York March 16, 2019. The battalion traditionally leads the world's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade.

Joint Base Lewis–McChord Medical Company trains in Germany
February 22, 2022
Soldiers of the 547th Medical Company (Area Support), 62nd Medical Brigade, react to a mock accident during a mass casualty training event at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Feb. 17, 2022. The medical company is in Europe supporting the 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Virginia Army National Guard, as they prepare to deploy to the Balkans in support of the NATO mission in the region.

New York Army Guard medics compete against the Army's best
February 3, 2022
U.S. Army Sgt. Ethan Hart and Staff Sgt. Dylan Delamarter, 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, New York Army National Guard, transport a simulated casualty during the Army's Best Medic Competition at Fort Hood, Texas, Jan. 27, 2022. Twenty-two two-Soldier teams from around the world competed in the finals to be named the Army’s Best Medic.

Liberian native builds his future in the Army National Guard
December 10, 2021
New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Prince Dorbor, a quartermaster and chemical equipment repairer assigned to Joint Force Headquarters, is promoted during a ceremony at New York National Guard Headquarters, Latham, New York, April 24, 2021. Dorbor immigrated from Liberia in 2005, and enlisted in the New York Army National Guard in 2011.

NY National Guard general honors former president Van Buren
December 6, 2021
New York Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Isabel Rivera Smith, left, and Sgt. Major Jeff Colling, salute after presenting a wreath from President Joseph Biden at the gravesite of the nation’s eighth president, Martin Van Buren, in Kinderhook, New York, on his 239th birthday, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021.

NY Army Guard uses NYC as an urban operations training lab
November 8, 2021
A New York Army National Guard UH-60 helicopter flies past lower Manhattan while carrying officers and noncommissioned officers taking part in the New York Army National Guard's Dense Urban Leaders Operations Course, to give participants a feel for the city's layout. The five-day course is geared to train and educate staff officers and senior noncommissioned officers in the planning and execution of operations in complex urban environments.

New York National Guard funeral honors Korean War MIA
September 28, 2021
New York Army National Guard Capt. Eric Samson, left, presents the American flag to Douglas Smead, brother of Korean War MIA Cpl. Walter Smead, as part of the military honors for Smead’s funeral ceremony Sept. 20, 2021, at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville, N.Y. Smead returned home after 71 years listed as missing in action following his death in North Korea near the Chosin Reservoir in December 1950.

NYNG artillery battery recognized by Field Artillery School
September 17, 2021
Brig. Gen. Andrew D. Preston, left, the commandant of the Field Artillery School and Army chief of artillery, joins Capt, Daniel Rogers, the commander of Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 258th Field Artillery  in affixing an award streamer to the company guidon during a ceremony honoring the unit  in New Windsor, New York, Sept. 11, 2001. The battery received the Hamilton Award, which recognizes the outstanding artillery battery in the Army National Guard.

466th Medical Company returns from Middle East deployment
June 2, 2021
Spc. Olivia Mannetti, a combat medic with the 466th Medical Company, Area Support, New York National Guard, prepares to make an incision on a simulated throat as she practices conducting a cricothyrotomy at the Role 2 compound at Ain al-Asad base, Iraq, Oct. 30, 2020. The company recently completed a nine-month deployment to the Middle East and returned to New York.

NY National Guard honors Korean War MIA Soldier's return
May 25, 2021
New York Army National Guard Military Forces Honor Guard members Sgt. Stanley Paul, left, Staff Sgt. Joshua Sanzo, right, and Staff Sgt. Kenval Small, fold the flag as they render final honors to Korean War MIA Cpl. Clifford Johnson during his funeral ceremony May 20, 2021, at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville, N.Y. Johnson returned home after more than 70 years listed as missing in action following his death in North Korea near the Chosin Reservoir in December 1950.

NY Army National Guard Engineers hone construction skills
May 20, 2021
A New York Army National Guard Soldier assigned to the 152nd Engineer Company uses a dozer to clear tree trunks and debris at the National Guard Youngstown local training area in Youngstown, N.Y., May 15, 2021. The company returned to the field for collective training, constructing an Army Combat Fitness Course, a situational training exercise lanes course and a land navigation course.