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Soldiers Build Giant NTC Sandtable

FORT IRWIN, Calif. " Geospatial engineers (from left) Sgt. 1st Class Vince Tomasello of Rochester, N.Y., Spc. Ryan Blount of Medina, N.Y. and Sgt. Luke Zeurcher of Mattydale, N.Y., of the New York Army National Guard’s 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team construct a sandtable as the unit prepares for the headquarters Combined Arms Rehearsal here Oct. 3. The brigade leadership and staff are preparing for their rotation at the National Training Center as part of the unit&rsquot;s upcoming mobilization and deployment to Afghanistan in early 2012. The exercise will include more than 2,000 Soldiers from the brigade, along with a battalion from the South Carolina Army National Guard, with a realistic, demanding training environment.

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Times Union -- Thu, 12 Jul 2018 1918 casualty a notable son The casualty list released by the American Expeditionary Force on July 21, 1918 listed 64 American soldiers and marines killed in action and 28 missing.But the name reporters noticed first... (more)

Weather Channel -- Thu, 12 Jul 2018 Heres How You Land a Plane on Greenlands Ice Sheet How does a giant military plane take off and land on ice? Kait Parker goes to Greenlands ice sheet to find out.

Associated Press -- Thu, 12 Jul 2018 NYC soldier was Army division's 1st combat loss in WWI SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - A century ago this week, the New York National Guard's 27th Division lost its first soldier in combat in World War I.

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