FORT POLK -- A sweat-soaked Soldier of the New York Army National Guard's 27th Brigade moves through the Army's Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) at Fort Polk, Louisiana during the brigade's war-fighting exercises there in August, 2001. The unit, now designated the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT), is heading there again for war-fighting exercises in July. New York Army National Guard combat veterans who trained with the brigade at JRTC in 2001 advised troops to be ready for JRTC's high operations tempo (ops tempo).
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Rome Sentinel -- Wed, 21 Feb 2018 Roman top enlisted NY Air National Guard airman Chief Master Sgt. Maureen Dooley, a Rome resident, is now the top enlisted airman for the 5,600-member New York Air National Guard.
New York Times -- Mon, 19 Feb 2018 Soldier Who Died Saving People From Bronx Fire Is Hailed at His Funeral When the deadliest fire in New York City in more than 25 years ripped through the apartment building where Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah lived, he made a choice.
WPIX -- Sat, 17 Feb 2018 Soldier killed while saving lives in tragic Bronx house fire honored with medals THE BRONX Private First Class Emmanuel Mensah, who lost his life while trying to rescue others in a horrific house fire in the Bronx late last year, was honored with the Soldiers Medal and... (more)