BASRA, Iraq--New York Army National Guard Soldiers of the 206th MP Company, posted in Basra, examine a map during a recent training exercise on quick reaction force missions.
As American military forces in Iraq draw-down, Soldiers are learning to do new missions. The company's 3rd Squad, 2nd Platoon recently cross-trained on the QRF mission with 3rd Squad, 2rd Platoon, led by Staff Sgt. Anthony Boodoo. The day's training also included escorting a British convoy.
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Associated Press -- Sat, 03 Dec 2016 NY Army National Guard support unit getting new commander CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Army National Guard unit that provides military police, transportation and other support elements is getting a new commander.
Associated Press -- Fri, 02 Dec 2016 NY-based Air Guard Unit Rescues Buzz Aldrin from South Pole GLENVILLE, N.Y. The U.S. military air crew that evacuated former astronaut Buzz Aldrin from the South Pole is a New York-based National Guard unit that specializes in missions to some of... (more)
Time Warner Cable News -- Thu, 01 Dec 2016 Out of This World: Astronaut Legend Buzz Aldrin Saved by Scotia's 109th Airlift Wing One of the first men to walk on the surface of the moon was medically evacuated from the South Pole and hospitalized Thursday -- some New York National Guard members aided in that effort.