Photo by Capt. Robert Romano, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team
FORT DRUM-- A team from the New York Army National Guard’s 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team sends a Javelin anti-tank missile downrange during new equipment training here on Thursday, Sept. 23.
Sixty-one Soldiers participated in the live-fire exercise as the 27th gears up for a possible deployment to Afghanistan.
The Javelin is the Army’s latest generation infantry anti-tank weapon, capable of knocking out a tank, or busting a bunker more than two kilometers away.
NY National Guard In the News
Department of Defense Photo Essay -- Tue, 18 Jun 2013
National Guard Airmen Train for National Medical Disaster
Photos showing members of the New York Air National Guard conducting a national medical evacuation plan exercise at Stewart Air National Guard Base on 1 June are featured today on the Department... (more)
Buffalo News -- Sun, 16 Jun 2013
National Guard pitches in on Bond Lake ditches
LEWISTON - The trails and drainage ditches at Bond Lake Park are getting some attention these days in a project that benefits the county and also provides training to local soldiers.
Times Union -- Fri, 14 Jun 2013
National Guard celebrates birth of the Army
COLONIE --The New York Army National Guard marked the 238th birthday of the U.S. Army on Friday with a traditional cake-cutting ceremony at the state Division of Military and Naval Affairs... (more)