Photo Credit: Spec. Jay P. Lawrence, 42nd Infantry Division, New York Army National Guard
TROY, N.Y.-Sgt. 1st Class Denis Topliffe, an Albany resident and an
intelligence sergeant with the 42nd Infantry Division, briefs his troops
during a drill in Troy, N.Y., Aug. 7. Topliffe was once an officer and is
now a noncommissioned officer. It's an honor to be an NCO and play a key
role shaping both Soldiers and officers, Topliffe says.