FORT POLK--New York Army National Guard Pfc. Mathew Smithers a cavalry scout with B Troop 2nd Squadron 101st Cavalry scans his area with a MK 19 Grenade Launcher (Mark 19) for enemy forces at the Armys Joint Readiness Training Center Fort Polk La. July 23 2016. The cavalry scouts joined more than 3000 Soldiers from New York and 2000 Soldiers from other state Army National Guard units active Army and Army Reserve troops as part of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team task force. The Soldiers will 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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Pointer View -- Thu, 11 Oct 2018 Educating community on unexpected disasters West Point staff, faculty and surrounding communities attended the Citizen Preparedness Corps Disaster Preparedness Seminar Sept. 27 at Eisenhower Hall. The event was an educational forum... (more)
Times Union -- Thu, 11 Oct 2018 1918: NY soldiers in Rainbow Division join in Argonne offensive The New York Army National Guards 42nd Rainbow Division played a pivotal role in the final battles of World War I a century ago. But the soldiers fighting in the Meuse-Argonne paid a terrible... (more)
Associated Press -- Wed, 10 Oct 2018 New York sends National Guard to help with Hurricane Michael ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York state is dispatching National Guard personnel and aircraft to Florida and Mississippi to assist with the response to Hurricane Michael.