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.
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Associated Press -- Wed, 20 Sep 2017 Long Island gets ready as Jose swings by DIX HILLS, N.Y. (AP) - New York officials say National Guard members, emergency equipment and supplies are ready on Long Island in case tropical storm conditions occur there.
Associated Press -- Wed, 20 Sep 2017 Deployment of NY Guardsmen, Troopers to Caribbean on Hold The deployment of more than 100 members of the New York Army Guard and state police to the U.S. Virgin Islands to help with hurricane recovery efforts is on hold because of another storm approaching... (more)
defense.gov -- Thu, 14 Sep 2017 Air Guardsmen Evacuate Personnel in Wake of Hurricane Irma Guardsman transport evacuees from St. Maarten to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 10, 2017, during relief efforts following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Photos by Air Force Staff Sgt. Erin... (more)