NATIONAL GUARD DEPLOYMENT CEREMONY AT CAMP SMITH

Cortlandt Manor , N.Y. – (11/30/2011) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C-Patterson) joined forty-five soldiers and their families at a deployment ceremony at Camp Smith this Sunday. Members of the 727th Military Police Law & Order Detachment left for Fort Bliss, Texas where they will train for overseas deployment.

After receiving their police certification the 727th is expected to depart for Afghanistan in late December and return home by fall of 2012. Guest speakers included 53rd Troop Commander BG Michael C. Swezey, New York Army National Guard Commander MG Patrick A. Murphy.

The 727 th was formed in 2003 and is designed to provide safety and security for military personnel using basic law and order procedures. The unit was deployed to Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq in 2006-2007 and currently approximately one half of the unit is employed amongst local and state law enforcement agencies.

For more information or to speak with Senator Ball, please contact Joe Bachmeier (845) 200-9716.

 

About Greg Ball

Assemblyman Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is the Senator for New York State's 40th district. A former Vice President of Exceed International Development Corporation, Ball holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the United States Air Force Academy, is currently completing his Masters Thesis of Liberal Studies in International Affairs at Georgetown University, and received an honorable discharge in 2005 at the rank of Captain after service as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force. View all posts by Greg Ball →
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