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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Associated Press -- Sat, 29 Aug 2015 Army, Air Guard offer simulators to New York State Fair Visitors SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP)-- Visitors to the New York State Fair will be able to get a feel for what it is like to drive an armored military vehicle and control a remotely piloted aircraft.
Military Notes -- Wed, 26 Aug 2015 Leigh Valley Live Mitchell Lango, of Knowlton Township, serving with the Joint Force Headquarters, New York Army National Guard, was recently promoted to the rank of Major.
Army.mil -- Wed, 26 Aug 2015 National Guard medic awarded state’s top military honor for heroism FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (Aug. 25, 2015) --Staff Sgt. Marlana Watson was spending a quiet night at her Syracuse home playing video games when the New York Army National Guard medic and Afghan War... (more)