Official USAF Photo by Master Sgt. Doris E. Libby
An New York Air National Guard HH-60 Pavehawk rescue helicopter departs Francis S. Gabreski Airport, Westhampton Beach, N.Y. August 31, 2008 on its way to Hurlburt Field, Florida to prepare for post-Hurricane Gustave recovery operations.
3 CH-47s and 3 UH-1 Medevac Helicopters from the Army National Guard flight facility in Rochester were sent to assist the Lousiana National Guard in recovery operations.
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 soldiers’... (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 Army’s warrior of the year. YNN’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 “Black Death,” earned his fearsome nickname in France during World War I. After being ambushed by German forces and... (more)