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
Newsday -- Thu, 16 May 2013
Warrior competition begins at Camp Smith
Members of the Army National Guard participate in the Northeastern Best Warrior Competition at Camp Smith in Cortlandt. The competition will continue for three days at the camp testing soldiersâ€™... (more)
YNN -- Thu, 16 May 2013
National Guard members compete to become best warrior
Sixteen National Guard soldiers from the North East, labeled as the best of the best, are all aiming to become the Armyâ€™s warrior of the year. YNNâ€™s John Wagner reports on one... (more)
NewsOne -- Wed, 15 May 2013
Henry L. Johnson Fends Off German Captors During World War I On This Day In 1918
United States Army soldier Henry L. Johnson (pictured), also known as â€śBlack Death,â€ť earned his fearsome nickname in France during World War I. After being ambushed by German forces and... (more)