New York Guard Staff Sgt. Joseph Dee fires an M-9 pistol during the 35th Annual "TAG (The Adjutant General) Match at Camp Smith on May 31. Dee and about 125 New York National Guard members are taking part in the match, testing their marksmanship skills with weapons like the M-16 rifle, M-9 pistol and M-249 light machine gun. Along with 25 TAG Matches, Dee has competed on the state, national and international level, taking part in shooting matches in Canada and England. He’s double-distinguished in rifle and pistol, and has earned the National Guard Chief’s 50 Marksmanship Badge three times: once in the rifle category and twice in the sniper category.
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Associated Press -- Sat, 01 Aug 2015 New York Air Guard unit competing in parachute competition ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Two New York Army National Guard helicopters are in Rhode Island this weekend for the largest international military parachute competition in the world.
WXXI -- Sat, 01 Aug 2015 Leapfest Draws Two Rochester Helicopters Two New York Army National Guard CH-47 helicopters from Rochester are in Rhode Island Saturday supporting Leapfest, the oldest and largest international military parachute competition in the... (more)
Ithaca Journal -- Thu, 30 Jul 2015 Citizen soldiers: Local guard unit trains at Fort Drum FORT DRUM Each of the nearly 80 members of Delta Company, 2nd Battalion,108th Infantry Regiment, the Ithaca-area based New York National Guard unit,has a similar reason for their service -... (more)