New York Army National Guard Pvt Shawn Straub, of the 1st Battalion 258th Field Artillery, stands wwatch as a security force during a joint New York National Guard/ Fire Department New York training exercise held May 3 at the Fire Training Academy on Randall's Island.
Members of the New York Army and Air National Guard, and the all-volunteer New York Guard, teamed up with FDNY to practice the skills they would employ jointly in extracting victims from a building hit be a terrorist attack or a suspect explosion. More than 500 members of the New York National Guard took part in the exercise which ran from May 2 to May 4.
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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)