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  • New York National Guard Team to Compete in South Africa

    LATHAM, N.Y. - Four New York National Guard Soldiers and one Airman will represent New York and the United States at the South African National Defence Force Military Skills Competition Oct. 23-30.The international event involves an obstacle course, a swimming obstacle course, an 8-kilometer run,

  • New York National Guard Joins South African Air Show

    PRETORIA, South Africa – Sixty New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen and five aircraft are participating in Africa’s biggest air show Sept. 21-25.The Guard is exhibiting two C-17 Globemaster III transports, an HC-130J Combat King II search and rescue aircraft, an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter and

  • New York Guard partner South Africa signs West Point pact

    WEST POINT, N.Y. – New York National Guard leaders attended the signing of an agreement launching a cadet and faculty exchange program between the U.S. Military Academy and South Africa’s Stellenbosch University, which trains that nation’s military officers.Maj. Gen. Michel Natali, the assistant