New York Army National Guard Soldiers from Company D, 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation encounter a barbed-wire obstacle at Fort Drum's Combat Life Saver practical course on April 17. The Soldiers were timed as a group while transporting a "dummy" injured Soldier through a wire entanglement. The obstacle course is at the completion of the Soldiers Combat Life Saver training.
The 3-142nd Soldiers are traing at Fort Drum to prepare for a deployment to Iraq this summer.
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Newsday -- Tue, 23 May 2017 On an April night the members of the 106th Rescue Wing saved lives On April 24, 2017, the U.S. Coast Guard got a distress call that the Tamar, a 635-foot long bulk cargo ship, had an explosion in a storeroom. The 106th Rescue Wing based out of Westhampton... (more)
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Associated Press -- Mon, 22 May 2017 NY-based Air Guard unit flying annual missions to Greenland SCOTIA, N.Y. - The upstate New York-based Air National Guard unit that flies annual missions to the South Pole is in the midst of its latest effort to support researchers in Greenland.