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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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.