CAMP EDWARDS, Mass-- Three New York Army National Guardsmen from A Troop 2nd Squadron 101st Cavalry--Staff Sgt. Matthew Smith, Sgt. Mickael Cressman, and Sgt. Daniel Washburn-- take a break during the battalion's Spur Ride event here the weekend of August 7-8. Sixteen participants, including the Squadron Commander, LTC Dave Dunkle took part in challenge which included a ten-mile forces march, weapons qualification, weapons assembly and disassembly tests,land navigation, communications testing, and a Army Physical Fitness Test. 14 of the 16 participants earned their spurs.
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Associated Press -- Wed, 07 Oct 2015 NY creek debris blamed for Connecticut teen’s death removed SHANDAKEN, N.Y. (AP) - Debris in a Hudson Valley creek that led to the drowning death of a teenage Connecticut girl has been cleared away.
Associated Press -- Wed, 07 Oct 2015 NY Air Guard unit completes 1st solo drone combat mission NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - A western New York-based Air National Guard unit that has made the shift from flying manned aircraft to operating remotely piloted drones has completed its first... (more)
Department of Defense -- Tue, 06 Oct 2015 New York Guardsmen Prepare for Hurricane Joaquin (Photo Essay) Guardsmen operate heavy equipment to clear space near Normanskill Creek in Albany, N.Y., Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 as part of New York’s preparations for the possible landfall of Hurricane... (more)