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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Associated Press -- Mon, 25 Jul 2016 Upstate woman to become top enlisted airman in NY Air Guard ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A veteran of the war in Afghanistan is set to become the first woman to hold the top enlisted airman's position in the New York Air National Guard.
Times Union -- Sun, 24 Jul 2016 Warrant officer earns Legion of Merit: Veteran Vartigan of Brunswick gets Legion of Merit Chief Warrant Officer Five Lawrence Vartigian of Brunswick received a Legion of Merit upon retirement from the New York Army National Guard after 41 years of military service.
defense.gov -- Fri, 22 Jul 2016 Guardsmen Train at Fort Polk Guardsmen participate in a combined arms live-fire exercise at Peason Ridge, La., July 15, 2016. Photos by multiple military photographers