FORT POLK--New York State Command Sgt. Major David Piwowarski the senior enlisted advisor to the New York Army National Guard speaks with Pfc. Mathew Smithers a cavalry scout with the 2nd Squadron 101st Cavalry while atop a Humvee and manning a .50-caliber machine gun at the Army's Joint Readiness Training Center Fort Polk La. July 20 2016. The Soldiers of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team joined another 2000 Soldiers from other state Army National Guard units active Army and Army Reserve troops to hone their skills and practice integrating combat operations ranging from infantry troops engaging in close combat with the enemy to artillery and air strikes July 9-30 2016.
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Washington Post -- Tue, 12 Dec 2017 Clarence Beavers, pioneering black paratrooper and smoke jumper, dies at 96 Clarence Beavers, the last surviving member of Americas first black parachute unit, a World War II test platoon that went on to battle fires caused by Japanese bombs and paved the way for... (more)
Daily Gazette -- Mon, 11 Dec 2017 Ballston Spa woman named to top Air National Guard position Command Chief Master Sgt. Amy Giaquinto, of Ballston Spa, is the first woman and the first Air National Guard member to serve as the top enlisted adviser to the Adjutant General of New York.... (more)
DemRochester Democrat and Chronicle -- Mon, 11 Dec 2017 Army Guard member Joseph Nelk of Pittsford dies in Ukraine A 21-year-old New York Army National Guard member who deployed to Ukraine as part of the 7th Army Training Command's Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine died on Sunday.