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  1. Vermont Army National Guard to hit peak readiness in 2019Read the original story

    Jun 18, 2017 | Washington Times

    The commander of the Vermont National Guard says the state's Army guard members will be ready, if asked, for a major operation in late 2019. Maj. Gen.

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  2. Syracuse-based National Guard unit getting new commanderRead the original story

    May 20, 2017 | Washington Times

    A New York Army National Guard unit based in Syracuse is getting a new commander who's a veteran of combat operations in Afghanistan . Col. Christopher Cronin, of Victor in western New York, is taking command of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team during a ceremony being held Saturday morning at Fort Drum in northern New York, home to National Guard facilities and the Army's 10th Mountain Division.

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  3. Leader of NY National Guard unit being promoted to generalRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2017 | Washington Times

    A New York Army National Guard commander who works for the New York State Police in civilian life is being promoted to general. National Guard officials say Col.

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  4. US helicopters unloaded in Germany to boost combat presenceRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2017 | Washington Times

    The U.S. Army has begun unloading dozens of Chinook, Apache and Black Hawk helicopters at a port in northern Germany so the aircraft can be moved to a base in Bavaria. German news agency dpa reported Sunday that 94 helicopters and several trucks from the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade in Fort Drum, New York were sent to the port of Bremerhaven.

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  5. Fort Drum troops getting new equipment for winter missionsRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 | Washington Times

    Soldiers based at Fort Drum in northern New York will get more than $12 million in cold-weather equipment that will enable troops to train in extreme winter conditions. Army officials at the home of the 10th Mountain Division say the U.S. military recently designated Fort Drum as an "Arctic Zone."

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  6. US tanks roll into Germany to bolster NATO deterrentRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2017 | Washington Times

    Ships began unloading U.S. tanks, self-propelled howitzers and hundreds of other fighting vehicles Friday in the northern German port of Bremerhaven, to be moved into Eastern Europe to bolster NATO 's deterrence against possible Russian aggression. Some 3,500 troops from the 4th Infantry Division in Fort Carson, Colorado, will join up with the equipment, which includes 87 tanks and 144 Bradley fighting vehicles, over the next two weeks.

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  7. More traffic expected as Fort Drum training exercise resumesRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2016 | Washington Times

    Military officials say people living near Fort Drum in northern New York can expect to see heavier-than-normal traffic over the next two weeks as a training exercise resumes. Officials at the home of the Army's 10th Mountain Division say the second phase of the annual Mountain Peak training exercise starts Monday and continues through Dec. 9. An increase in military traffic will be seen on Route 26 between routes 3 and 11 near the post.

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  8. Army veteran fights PTSD while attending Ball StateRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2016 | Washington Times

    Patrick Weber walks into each of his classes on high alert, very aware of his surroundings. After all, it's how he has been trained.

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