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New York Army National Guardsmen practice an artillery air assault raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Photos by Army National Guard Sgt. Alexander Rector
A New York Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter transports an M119A2 105mm howitzer during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. The crew is assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation Regiment. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
A New York Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter transports an M119A2 105mm howitzer during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. The crew is assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation Regiment. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
New York Army National Guard Pfc. Nicholas Timbrouck places a panel to mark the landing zone for a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Timbrouck is a cannon crewmember assigned to Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 258th Artillery Regiment, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
New York Army National Guard Pfc. Nicholas Timbrouck places a panel to mark the landing zone for a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Timbrouck is a cannon crewmember assigned to Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 258th Artillery Regiment, 27th Infantry Brigade ...More
Army Staff Sgt. Nicholas Couvertier uses an azimuth measurement device to place an M119A2 105mm howitzer during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Couvertier is a cannon crewmember assigned to Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 258th Artillery Regiment, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the New York Army National Guard. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
Army Staff Sgt. Nicholas Couvertier uses an azimuth measurement device to place an M119A2 105mm howitzer during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Couvertier is a cannon crewmember assigned to Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 258th Artillery Regiment, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the N ...More
Army Sgt. Victor Sanchez operates an advanced field artillery tactical data system to calculate aiming data for an M119A2 105mm howitzer during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Sanchez is a fire direction coordinator assigned to Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 258th Artillery Regiment, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the New York Army National Guard. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
Army Sgt. Victor Sanchez operates an advanced field artillery tactical data system to calculate aiming data for an M119A2 105mm howitzer during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Sanchez is a fire direction coordinator assigned to Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 258th Artillery Regiment, 27th ...More
Army Pfc. Michael Natole provides security stands during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Natole is a cannon crewmember assigned to Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 258th Artillery Regiment, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the New York Army National Guard. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
Army Pfc. Michael Natole provides security stands during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Natole is a cannon crewmember assigned to Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 258th Artillery Regiment, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the New York Army National Guard. Army National Guard photo by S ...More
New York Army National Guardsmen prepare to fire an M119A2 105mm howitzer during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
New York Army National Guardsmen prepare to fire an M119A2 105mm howitzer during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
Army Spc. Matthews Ocansey prepares rounds to be fired from an M119A2 105mm howitzer during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Natole is a cannon crewmember assigned to Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 258th Artillery Regiment, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the New York Army National Guard. Army  photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
Army Spc. Matthews Ocansey prepares rounds to be fired from an M119A2 105mm howitzer during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Natole is a cannon crewmember assigned to Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 258th Artillery Regiment, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the New York Army National Gu ...More
New York Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters transport M119A2 105mm howitzers to a landing zone during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
New York Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters transport M119A2 105mm howitzers to a landing zone during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
New York Army National Guardsmen move an empty casing during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
New York Army National Guardsmen move an empty casing during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
A New York Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter transports an M119A2 105mm howitzer during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. The crew is assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation Regiment. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
New York Army National Guard Pfc. Nicholas Timbrouck places a panel to mark the landing zone for a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Timbrouck is a cannon crewmember assigned to Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 258th Artillery Regiment, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
Army Staff Sgt. Nicholas Couvertier uses an azimuth measurement device to place an M119A2 105mm howitzer during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Couvertier is a cannon crewmember assigned to Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 258th Artillery Regiment, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the New York Army National Guard. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
Army Sgt. Victor Sanchez operates an advanced field artillery tactical data system to calculate aiming data for an M119A2 105mm howitzer during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Sanchez is a fire direction coordinator assigned to Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 258th Artillery Regiment, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the New York Army National Guard. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
Army Pfc. Michael Natole provides security stands during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Natole is a cannon crewmember assigned to Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 258th Artillery Regiment, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the New York Army National Guard. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
New York Army National Guardsmen prepare to fire an M119A2 105mm howitzer during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
Army Spc. Matthews Ocansey prepares rounds to be fired from an M119A2 105mm howitzer during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Natole is a cannon crewmember assigned to Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 258th Artillery Regiment, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the New York Army National Guard. Army  photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
New York Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters transport M119A2 105mm howitzers to a landing zone during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector
New York Army National Guardsmen move an empty casing during an air assault artillery raid at Fort Drum, N.Y., June 9, 2017. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector