New York Army National Guard Command Sgt. Maj. Randy Ross hugs his wife before getting on a bus for his mobilization station at Fort Dix, N.J. as his unit prepares for a deployment to Baghdad, Iraq. Some two dozen members of the 53rd Army Forces Liaison Detachment departed from the Park Avenue Armory in New York City Feb. 21. The unit will deploy to Iraq to train and mentor the Iraqi Army.
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National Guard.mil, -- Tue, 04 Aug 2020 174th MXG hot-pit maintenance key to Northern Strike 20 ALPENA, Mich. A significant portion of Northern Strikes joint fires readiness training depends on airpower and the close air support it provides. These capabilities are present, thanks in... (more)
Stars and Stripes -- Tue, 04 Aug 2020 Coronavirus mission for most National Guard troops is extended through Christmas WASHINGTON Nearly 25,000 National Guard troops serving on coronavirus missions throughout the country have had their deployments extended through Christmas, the White House announced Tuesday. But... (more)
Army.mil -- Tue, 04 Aug 2020 NYNG aviation Soldiers hone land navigation skills GUILDERLAND, NY. New York Army National Guard Soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation, prefer to fly when they go someplace, but on July 30, they conducted land navigation training. Being... (more)