CAMP SHELBY MS--New York Army National Guard Soldiers of the Base Defense Operations Cell (BDOC) pose outside the Mississippi Armed Forces Museum here. The Soldiers, who left here for Kuwait on March 17, are the first 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team troops to undertake an overseas mission since the brigade deployed to Afghanistan in 2008. The BDOC’s overall mission will be to oversee other Soldiers and contractors providing force protection at bases in Kuwait. Other brigade Soldiers are here preparing to deploy for overseas missions as well.
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WABC -- Mon, 25 Sep 2017 Riding along with NY Air National Guard in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (WABC) -- A C-17 cargo plane and five men on a mission. Eyewitness News caught up with the New York Air National Guard 105th Air Wing shortly after they landed in San... (more)
Times Union -- Sun, 24 Sep 2017 Duty Calls: Niskayuna soldier leading helicopter battalion New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Jason Lefton of Niskayuna, an Iraq War veteran, has assumed command of the 3rd Battalion, 142nd Assault Helicopter Regiment, which flies UH-60 Blackhawks,... (more)
Spectrum News -- Fri, 22 Sep 2017 Cuomo joins emergency relief team in Puerto Rico Governor Andrew Cuomo traveled with a team of emergency response officials to help restore power to areas of Puerto Rico still in the dark. NY1's Michael Herzenberg reports.