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Friday, Jan. 9, 2009

Back home

Soldiers from the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team have returned home from a year of service with Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix in Afghanistan.
 
Monday, Dec. 15, 2008

Marble memories

The New York National Guard’s 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team dedicated a marble plaque on Saturday in Patriot Square at Camp Phoenix in Kabul, where it has served since last April in command of Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix VII.
 
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008

Coin of the Covenant

It's hard to believe that I will soon be going home. I am conducting my RIP now with my successor - R-I-P means relief in place.
 
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008

The end is near

The 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the New York Army National Guard is nearing the end of its tour in its mission as Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix VII.
 
Monday, Dec. 8, 2008

Help from home

Soldiers from the New York National Guard delivered supplies family and friends had sent them to an Afghan school located in a Kabul province village east of the nation’s capital.
 
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008

A soldier's Thanksgiving

Our successors from the Illinois Army National Guard's 33rd Brigade Combat Team are beginning to arrive here at Camp Phoenix and we are conducting the hand off of responsibilities known as Relief in Place -- or RIP.
 
Friday, Nov. 14, 2008

50 Guardsmen earn awards

Nearly 50 members of a New York Army National Guard infantry unit assigned to Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix received awards and combat badges during a ceremony at Camp Phoenix in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Friday.
 
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008

Guardsmen receive Bronze Star at Veteran's Day ceremony

Two New York Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix received Bronze Star Medals with Valor during a Veterans Day ceremony at Camp Phoenix in Kabul on Tuesday.
 
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

Feeling the loss of fallen friends

While war is full of “waste,” the strength and determination of a citizen soldier in the face of the threat and adversity will never be.
 
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008

Trio of Guard soldiers earn medals

Three New York Army National Guard soldiers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix received awards during a ceremony at Camp Phoenix in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday.
 

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