Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Joseph Ching, Space and Naval Warfare 220, from San Diego, Calif. prepares the Talon Mark 4 Explosive Ordnance Disposal robot for a demonstration June 19, 2007. The robot is used to investigate and destroy improvised explosive devises in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Ching is part of an active-duty ordance training team visiting Camp Smith to provide training for New York's 501st EOD Battalion and 1108th EOD company, both headquartered in Schenectady.
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CBS New York -- Mon, 07 Aug 2017 Lost Medals Returned To Vets, Families On National Purple Heart Day NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Monday marked National Purple Heart Day - commemorating the creation of the oldest American military decoration for merit. The Purple Heart is a military decoration... (more)
Military Times -- Mon, 07 Aug 2017 NY Army National Guard's 42nd Division marks centennial ALBANY, N.Y. - A New York Army National Guard unit that traces its lineage to the U.S. entry into the First World War is marking a century as a fighting force. The 42nd Infantry Division... (more)
The Daily Gazette -- Mon, 07 Aug 2017 Air National Guard honors Chuck Steiner, his advocacy Conference room called a fitting tribute to longtime advocate GLENVILLE - Two more honors have been conferred on late chamber of commerce leader and tireless Schenectady advocate Chuck Steiner. The... (more)