The Color Guard of the 27th Brigade Combat Team, New York Army National Guard, leads the way as 1400 Afghanistan-bound Soldiers conduct a review as part of farewell ceremonies March 27 at Fort Bragg, N.C. Nearly 1800 family members and friends turned out for the ceremony that climaxes the unit's training. The New York Soldiers will be responsible for training the Afghan National Army and Police during their ten-month tour in Afghanistan.
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Associated Press -- Sat, 01 Aug 2015 New York Air Guard unit competing in parachute competition ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Two New York Army National Guard helicopters are in Rhode Island this weekend for the largest international military parachute competition in the world.
WXXI -- Sat, 01 Aug 2015 Leapfest Draws Two Rochester Helicopters Two New York Army National Guard CH-47 helicopters from Rochester are in Rhode Island Saturday supporting Leapfest, the oldest and largest international military parachute competition in the... (more)
Ithaca Journal -- Thu, 30 Jul 2015 Citizen soldiers: Local guard unit trains at Fort Drum FORT DRUM Each of the nearly 80 members of Delta Company, 2nd Battalion,108th Infantry Regiment, the Ithaca-area based New York National Guard unit,has a similar reason for their service -... (more)