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Afghan, Iraq War veteran Joseph Biehler promoted to Brig. Gen. in the New York Army National Guard

Story by Eric Durr on 05/23/2017 FORT DRUM, NY-- Webster resident Joseph Biehler, a veteran of the Iraq and Afghan wars, and Finance Senior Manager for Rochester's Harris Corporation, is now the New York Army National Guard's newest general officer. Biehler, who joined the Army National Guard as an infantry
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The DR Is In

Story by SSG Steven Colvin on 05/02/2017 The Soldiers, assigned to 7th Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team and 41st Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat team, received this in-depth training opportunity after the division received two CBRN DR SKO systems in April. The upgraded systems consist of government and commercial
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Ghost Squadron Troopers, Royal Canadian Dragoons earn their spurs

"They have honored their regiment." With these five words, Lt. Col. Robert Duchaine, commander of the 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, praised the Soldiers of the Ghost Squadron Spur Ride at Fort Drum, NY, February 16. The assembled troops did not seem to notice the bitter cold or the snow
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10th CAB donates big to local kids

Story by SPC Thomas Scaggs on 12/13/2016 Soldiers from 10th Combat Aviation Brigade donated over 650 items to the Children's Home of Jefferson County on December 9 in Watertown, New York, for their annual toy drive. "This is incredible for our children," said Rebecca Fern, Director of Foster Care at
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59th CBRN and NYFD Train in NYC

Story by MAJ Ryan Donald on 12/12/2016 NEW YORK -- The 59th Hazard Response Company conducted its Defense CBRN Response Force (DCRF) sustainment training with the New York City Fire Department Hazardous Material Team from Nov. 28 - Dec. 2. The training took place at two main locations, the New
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All The Way, One Step at a Time: NY Army National Guard Medic Earns Expert Field Medical Badge

Story by MSG Raymond Drumsta on 09/29/2016 FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- On the heels of a major training exercise, New York Army National Guard Specialist Brady Douglass rose to the top of his field to earn the coveted Expert Field Medical Badge, or EFMB, here in early September. Douglass was
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