Photo by Senior Airman Peter Dean, 107th Airlift Wing
GOWANDA--New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Greg Ciszak (right) and PFC Erica Gilbert clean the streets here on Thursday, August 13. Spec. Bradley Gabel, a resident of Gowanda, is operating the bucket loader.
Gov. David Paterson mobilized the 152nd Engineer Support Co. to aid Gowanda residents in recovering from storms that caused extensive damage in Cattaragus County on Sunday, August 9.
"I'm glad to be down here, in a position to help my family and the community," Gable said.
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)