FORT POLK--New York Army National Guard infantrymen assigned to Co. C 1st Battalion 69th Infantry based in New York City assault Objective Tarantula during a live fire training exercise at the Joint Readiness Training Center Ft. Polk La. July 25 2016.The live fire exercise is completed in three phases training exercise company exercise and live fire and challenges the commander to simultaneously complete two separate objectives while maintaining command and control of the battlefield. Approximately 3000 Soldiers from New York joined 2000 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 are honing their skills and practicing integrating combat operations ranging from infantry troops engaging in close combat with an 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.