Soldiers assigned to the New York Army National Guard's 204th Engineer Battalion work to clear space near Normanskill Creek in Albany N.Y. on Friday Oct. 2 2015 as part of New Yorks preparations for the possible landfall of Hurricane Joaquin. At the direction of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo members of the battalion were mobilized to work with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to clear obstructions from waterways which could cause flooding during a heavy rainfall. As part of that process the engineers created space where debris from the stream could be deposited.
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National Guard.mil -- Sun, 04 Oct 2015 New York Guard engineers clear streams as part of Hurricane Joaquin LATHAM, N.Y. -After a week of rain, Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard’s 204th Engineer Battalion worked hard clearing debris from select streams, on Oct. 2 to make room... (more)
Associated Press -- Sun, 04 Oct 2015 NY Air Guard base’s HQ being renamed for ex-wing commander SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - The headquarters of the New York Air National Guard’s 174th Attack Wing is being renamed in honor of a World War II veteran who commanded the unit for nearly... (more)
Times Herald Record -- Sun, 04 Oct 2015 National Guard clears away strainers on Esopus TOWN Of SHANDAKEN - The web of fallen trees that caused a teen to drown in the Esopus Creek last month was finally cleared away this weekend. It took the Army National Guard to get it done.