Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense Dr. Steven P. Bucci (left) meets with New York Army National Guard Sergeant Linda Liautaud (center) and Spc. Jean Johnson (right) from Task Force Empire Shield, the state's homeland security standing task force in Manhattan's Grand Central Station rail terminal on Wednesday, April 2. Dr. Bucci, who overseas Department of Defense policy issues regarding Domestic Counter Terrorism and National Guard operational issues, was in New York to meet with state Office of Homeland Security officials, representatives of the New York City Police Department Counter Terrorism leaders and members of the National Guard's Civil Support Team and homeland security elements in lower Manhattan. U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. Joseph Sullivan (RELEASED)
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Associated Press -- Wed, 07 Oct 2015 NY creek debris blamed for Connecticut teen’s death removed SHANDAKEN, N.Y. (AP) - Debris in a Hudson Valley creek that led to the drowning death of a teenage Connecticut girl has been cleared away.
Associated Press -- Wed, 07 Oct 2015 NY Air Guard unit completes 1st solo drone combat mission NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - A western New York-based Air National Guard unit that has made the shift from flying manned aircraft to operating remotely piloted drones has completed its first... (more)
Department of Defense -- Tue, 06 Oct 2015 New York Guardsmen Prepare for Hurricane Joaquin (Photo Essay) Guardsmen operate heavy equipment to clear space near Normanskill Creek in Albany, N.Y., Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 as part of New York’s preparations for the possible landfall of Hurricane... (more)