DAND DISTRICT, AFGHANISTAN - New York Army National Guard Angola, N.Y. resident Lt. Col. Russell Clark (left), poses with his interpreter in an opium poppy field as Afghan National Police (ANP) use sticks to hack off the plants' seed pods before they can be used to make heroin. The field is just one of many the Dand District ANP destroyed last spring under the mentorship of Clark and other New York Army National Guard Soldiers. Photo courtesy of Lt. Col. Russell Clark, New York Army National Guard.
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ukraininform -- Thu, 23 Nov 2017 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of U.S. Army arrives in Ukraine On November 22, they solemnly took command from their colleagues from the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the U.S. National Guard, Radio Liberty reports.
Democrat and Chronicle -- Thu, 23 Nov 2017 Puppy love story: National Guardsman adopts pooch she met while serving in St. Croix When East Irondequoit native and New York Army National Guardsman Specialist Stefanie DeManincor was sent to the island of St. Croix to work alongside police after Hurricane Maria devastated... (more)
Aerotech News -- Wed, 22 Nov 2017 LC-130 Crew Completes South Pole Mission The harsh, unforgiving and unpredictable weather of Antarctica made a routine mission to the South Pole a little more than an LC-130 Skibird crew with the 139th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron... (more)