FORT POLK--New York Army National Guard Pfc. Mathew Smithers a cavalry scout with B Troop 2nd Squadron 101st Cavalry scans his area with a MK 19 Grenade Launcher (Mark 19) for enemy forces at the Armys Joint Readiness Training Center Fort Polk La. July 23 2016. The cavalry scouts joined more than 3000 Soldiers from New York and 2000 Soldiers from other state Army National Guard units active Army and Army Reserve troops as part of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team task force. The Soldiers will hone their skills and practice integrating combat operations ranging from infantry troops engaging in close combat with the enemy to artillery and air strikes July 9-30 2016.
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Defense.gov -- Wed, 27 Jul 2016 Soldiers Participate in Live-Fire Training at Fort Polk, La. Soldiers participate in live-fire training at the Joint Readiness Training Center in Fort Polk, La., July 25, 2016. The soldiers are assigned to the New York Army National Guard.
Army.mil -- Tue, 26 Jul 2016 New York Cavalry Scouts are early warning for 27th Infantry Brigade at JRTC FORT POLK, La. -- Hidden deep in the tree line of Fort Polk, La., are dozens of cavalry scouts, watching and waiting for enemy forces to move through their area, July 23, 2016.
Time Warner Cable News -- Mon, 25 Jul 2016 Historic Promotion in New York Air National Guard A Ballston Spa woman made New York history Monday, as she reached the top enlisted rank of the New York Air National Guard.