New York City Patriots sign up for Army

There are still Patriots in New York and nine of them signed up for service in the Army yesterday.

Secretary of the Army Pete Geren (r.) inspects his newest charges, including Yosero Kim (l.) of Dix Hills, L.I., during enlistment ceremony at the Times Square Recruitment Station Wednesday

Secretary of the Army Pete Geren (r.) inspects his newest charges, including Yosero Kim (l.) of Dix Hills, L.I., during enlistment ceremony at the Times Square Recruitment Station Wednesday

Nine young men and women joined the Army Wednesday in a Times Square ceremony – just days before the Defense Department announces it reached its recruitment goals for a third straight year.

Two brothers from the Bronx enlisted together at the Times Square Recruiting Station, amid the hubbub of whizzing cars and hordes of pedestrians.

“It’s a family tradition for us – we wanted to become something more,” said Javier Rios, 23, who joined with his 19-year-old brother, Joseph.

Read the whole thing here in the New York Daily News.

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