CAMP SMITH-New York Army National Guard Spc. Micheal Rivera an aircraft electrician assigned to Bravo Company 642 Aviation Support Battalion 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade wears a face mask as he applies a tourniquet to a training dummy during the Lane Training Exercise portion of the state Best Warrior Competition at Camp Smith Training Site N.Y. July 25 2020.New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Matthew Ortiz an infantryman assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company 1st Battalion 69th Infantry Regiment and the non-commissioned officer winner of the state Best Warrior Competition wears a face mask while taking the written test portion of the event at Camp Smith Training Site N.Y. July 25 2020. The annual Best Warrior event was redesigned and condensed to comply with COVID-19 health protocols and minimize exposure to the virus. It was held July 25-26 at Camp Smith Training Site near Peekskill New York.
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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle -- Thu, 13 May 2021 Rochester breweries releasing beers to honor National Guardsmen killed in helicopter crash The Rochester community was rocked in January with the tragic deaths of three New York National Guard soldiers in a Mendon helicopter crash. Chief warrant officers Steven Skoda, Daniel Prial,... (more)
Breaking Defense -- Thu, 13 May 2021 Air Guard Shows Off New Ghost Reaper Chops At Northern Edge WASHINGTON: Upgrades to the MQ-9 Reapers comms and targeting capabilities are being demod by the Air National Guard (ANG) during the Northern Edge 2021 exercise in the Arctic, with a goal... (more)
National Guard.mil -- Tue, 11 May 2021 NYNG, Forest Rangers train for helicopter firefighting COLONIE, N.Y. New York and Connecticut Army National Guard UH-60 aircrews and forest rangers with the New York Department of Environmental Conservation honed their helicopter wildfire-fighting... (more)