FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- New York Army National Guard Pfc. Jacob Weitzel from Company D 3rd Battalion 142nd Assault Helicopter Battalion vaults a wall to secure a village during the dismounted execution fight lane September 20, 2011 during premobilization training here. The premobilization training encompasses a number of individual and team tasks required for deployment overseas. The unit is part of the 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade and is slated to deploy to Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn.
Democrat and Chronicle -- Fri, 22 May 2015Rochester soldier to accept honor for black WWI hero He first heard the name of Henry Johnson after being assigned to the Army National Guard base last fall in Latham, just outside of Albany.
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