Soldiers from the New York Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 258th Field Artillery, conduct dry firing drills on their M119 howitzer during training at Fort Dix, N.J., Jan. 10. The 373 members of the battalion, as well as fire-support specialists from other N.Y. Guard units, conducted training to prepare for live-fire exercises in May.
Army National Guard soldiers who were set to replace forces in Senegal and Liberia fighting West Africa's devastating Ebola outbreak will not be needed in that effort, Adm. John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesman, said Friday. | Read more
(right) The Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Contingency Response Group deployed to Senegal last year in support of Operation United Assistance. (Photo by Maj. Dale Greer)
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