Soliders of B Company 2nd Squadron 101st Cavalry practice house-to-house combat at the Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT) training site at Fort Drum on December 7, 2007.
The Soldiers, along with 1,400 other members of the New York Army National Guard's 27th Brigade Combat Team, are due to deploy to Afghanistan in 2008 to train the Afghan National Army and police forces. The B Company soldiers, who will deploy as a specially trained and equipped security force, were attending an additional week of training at Fort Drum to prepare for their mobilization in January,along with other members of the brigade.
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defense.gov -- Mon, 01 Jun 2020 Honor Guard Soldiers Continue Performing Final Salutes During COVID-19 On a warm and cloudy morning, Army Sgt. Nikole Clark and Army Spc. Austin Dycha stepped out of their cars at Holy Cross Cemetery in Lackawanna, New York, to conduct a funeral ceremony in honor... (more)
Riverhead News-Review -- Tue, 26 May 2020 Col. Shawn Fitzgerald of Cutchogue to become new commander of 106th Rescue Wing New York Air National Guard Col. Shawn Fitzgerald will become the next commander of the 106th Rescue Wing based in Westhampton Beach, the Air Force announced last week. Col. Fitzgerald, who... (more)
WVIB -- Mon, 25 May 2020 New Yorks National Guard is helping get COVID 19 test kits to communities in need NIAGARA FALLS N.Y. (WIVB) Members of the National Guard had the task this weekend of packaging about 350,000 COVID-19 testing kits. They had three days to get the job done and were able to... (more)