The Army was there doing its Air Assault training for the military, including West Point cadets. The helicopters were flying over the parade ground and the students and instructors were rappelling down from them. The helicopters literally blew my cover off. Very, very cool stuff.
As for me? I went through a Officer Candidate School / Basic Officer Course with a great group of guys (and one lady). It was a great experience and I look forward to working with the New York Guard for years to come.