Photo by Tech. Sgt. Charity Edwards.
Soldiers from the New York Army National Guard’s 105th Military Police Company assemble a decontamination line during training at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on August 7. The Soldiers are preparing for certification as part of the New York National Guard’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High Explosive (CBRNE) Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP), the state’s military force trained and equipped to support first responders with casualty extraction, evacuation, decontamination and medical triage for hazardous material or weapons of mass destruction events. The Army Guard troops train to conduct the CERFP decontamination line. The unit is expected to validate and receive certification for employment later this fall. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Charity Edwards.
NY National Guard In the News
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)
Poughkeepsie Journal -- Tue, 11 Jun 2013
Traffic concerns won’t be realized with plans for National Guard vehicle shop, reps say
HOPEWELL JUNCTION-- Representatives from several organizations answered questions regarding traffic, usage and the environmental impact of a planned $23.9 million vehicle and equipment maintenance... (more)