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Marines perform arduous' evaluation of new grenade launcher

Story by Matthew Gonzales on 03/25/2019 The Marine Corps plans to introduce a new weapon intended to enhance the lethality of infantry Marines on the battlefield. The M320A1 is a grenade launcher that can be employed as a stand-alone weapon or mounted onto another, such as the M27 Infantry Automatic
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NY National Guard Soldiers, vets honor Civil War Irish Soldiers

Story by Eric Durr on 03/11/2019 MENANDS, N.Y. A dozen veterans of the New York Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry spent a snowy Sunday morning, March 10 honoring Irish-American Civil War veterans buried at two Albany, N.Y. area cemeteries. Former members of the 69th Infantry, which began a
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NY Army National Guard Citizen Soldiers become citizens, following in an old tradition

Story by CPT Jean Marie Kratzer on 03/06/2019 ALBANY, N.Y. -- When New York National Guard Pfc. Tiffany Joseph, originally from Grenada, and Spc. Ibrahim Bakayoko, who comes from Ivory Coast, became American citizens on Feb. 15, they became just the latest in a long line of New York Army
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NY National Guard's 27th Division honored with Manhattan victory parade after World War I

Story by Eric Durr on 02/13/2019 NEW YORK-- On March 25, 1919, 20,000 men of the New York National Guard's 27th Division owned the streets of Manhattan. Two million people turned out to see the division march five miles up Fifth Avenue after they came home from World War I.
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New Marine finds path to success, earns EGA

Story by SSgt Terence Brady on 02/06/2019 The desire to change is often sparked by a challenge that inspires action. For one Albany, New York, native, that desire led to the Marine Corps. Christopher Bachorik, now a private in the Marine Corps, had spent much of his life dreaming about
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New York Governor places Soldiers, Airmen on duty as first major snow storm of 2019 approaches

Story by Eric Durr on 01/18/2019 LATHAM, N.Y. --The New York National Guard placed over 450 Soldiers and Airmen on duty Friday, Jan. 18, at the direction of New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, as the first major snow storm of 2019 headed for New York and the northeast. "The
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