Staff Sgt. Gulmar Parga, a Squad Leader in the New York Army National Guard's Security Force, Detachment C, stands behind Cpl. Gerald Munroe as his squad prepares to move to a training objective during battle drill rehearsals at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Patriot, Fort Bragg, NC.
The Guard Soldiers are training for deployment to Afghanistan later this spring as part of Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix, the training and mentoring team for the Afghan national army and police forces. The unit will conduct predeployment training until March.US Army Photo by Lt. Col. Paul Fanning. (RELEASED)
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Associated Press -- Wed, 07 Oct 2015 NY creek debris blamed for Connecticut teen’s death removed SHANDAKEN, N.Y. (AP) - Debris in a Hudson Valley creek that led to the drowning death of a teenage Connecticut girl has been cleared away.
Associated Press -- Wed, 07 Oct 2015 NY Air Guard unit completes 1st solo drone combat mission NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - A western New York-based Air National Guard unit that has made the shift from flying manned aircraft to operating remotely piloted drones has completed its first... (more)
Department of Defense -- Tue, 06 Oct 2015 New York Guardsmen Prepare for Hurricane Joaquin (Photo Essay) Guardsmen operate heavy equipment to clear space near Normanskill Creek in Albany, N.Y., Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 as part of New York’s preparations for the possible landfall of Hurricane... (more)