Photo by SSG Dennis Gravelle, 138th PAD
Members of the New York National Guards’ Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear or High Yield Explosive Enhanced Response Force Package (CERF-P) team prepare to move a casualty into a decontamination tent, where the individual will be washed to remove chemical agents.
During a two-day exercise, joint training provided an opportunity for Soldiers and Airmen to improve and refine their Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) reaction skills. The training was held at the NY State Urban Search and Rescue Training site in Colonie, NY on Friday and Saturday November 2-3, 2007.
NY National Guard In the News
Department of Defense Photo Essay -- Tue, 18 Jun 2013
National Guard Airmen Train for National Medical Disaster
Photos showing members of the New York Air National Guard conducting a national medical evacuation plan exercise at Stewart Air National Guard Base on 1 June are featured today on the Department... (more)
Buffalo News -- Sun, 16 Jun 2013
National Guard pitches in on Bond Lake ditches
LEWISTON - The trails and drainage ditches at Bond Lake Park are getting some attention these days in a project that benefits the county and also provides training to local soldiers.
Times Union -- Fri, 14 Jun 2013
National Guard celebrates birth of the Army
COLONIE --The New York Army National Guard marked the 238th birthday of the U.S. Army on Friday with a traditional cake-cutting ceremony at the state Division of Military and Naval Affairs... (more)