CAMP SHELBY, Miss. -- Sgt. Tony Shelton (right) speaks with a role player in a mock village during a field training exercise here March 9. Taylor belongs to the 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, and brigade Soldiers are here preparing to deploy overseas. Soldiers like Shelton learned how to gather information by making friendly conversation with civilians, and the exercise tested the battalion&rsquot;s ability to perform its Afghanistan mission.
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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