Photo by Lt. Col. Richard Goldenberg, HQ 42nd ID
ORISKANY--Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard?s 206th Military Police Company react to an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and extract a simulated casualty during training at the New York State Emergency Preparedness Center in Oriskany, N.Y. on May 13.
The Soldiers were being trained by civilians under contract to the United States Marine Corps Engineer Cener of Excellence. The Marine's Mobile Training Cadre West team is comprised of combat veterans.
The Army National Guard Soldiers completed their IED training as part of their preparation for mobilization and deployment to Iraq later this summer. Photo by Lt. Col. Richard Goldenberg.
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)