U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ally Andolina, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade (Released)
Staff Sergeant Steven Hughes from Co. B, 642nd Aviation, New York Army National Guard, validates a known point on the Fort Drum compass course during Annual Training at Fort Drum. Hughes was checking the course to ensure that Soldiers of 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation, were getting accurate readings when they negotiated the course.
The Soldiers of 3-142nd Aviation are training at Fort Drum until April 24 to prepare mobilization and deployment to Iraq this summer.
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)