U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Steven Petibone, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade.
Sgt. Garvin Berry of Company B, 642nd Aviation Support Battalion assists Sgt. Michael Broderick, a member of Company E 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation with aiming a M-203 grenade launcher down range for maximum effect at Fort Drum's Range 17-A.
Members of the battalion are training at Fort Drum through April 25 as preparation for a deployment to Iraq later this summer.
The 3rd-142nd Aviation, which has elements based in Latham, Albany County, and at Ronkonkoma on Long Island, will provide transportation support for Multi-National Corps-Iraq during a tne month deployment.
NY National Guard In the News
Newsday -- Thu, 16 May 2013
Warrior competition begins at Camp Smith
Members of the Army National Guard participate in the Northeastern Best Warrior Competition at Camp Smith in Cortlandt. The competition will continue for three days at the camp testing soldiers’... (more)
YNN -- Thu, 16 May 2013
National Guard members compete to become best warrior
Sixteen National Guard soldiers from the North East, labeled as the best of the best, are all aiming to become the Army’s warrior of the year. YNN’s John Wagner reports on one... (more)
NewsOne -- Wed, 15 May 2013
Henry L. Johnson Fends Off German Captors During World War I On This Day In 1918
United States Army soldier Henry L. Johnson (pictured), also known as “Black Death,” earned his fearsome nickname in France during World War I. After being ambushed by German forces and... (more)