ALBANY--New York Air National Guard Airman Josh Myers gives advice and encouragement to Boy Scout Eric Blair as he negotiates a climbing wall at the Twin Rivers Council, Boy Scouts of America Camporee held Sept. 25-27 in Albany.
The New York National Guard Counterdrug Task Force brought its climbing wall to the Scout's event on Saturday, Sept. 26 and also ran a confidence course. Survival experts from the 109th Airlift Wing in Scotia and a reenactor from the New York Military History Institute, also provided demonstrations for the Scouts.
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Associated Press -- Sat, 03 Dec 2016 NY Army National Guard support unit getting new commander CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Army National Guard unit that provides military police, transportation and other support elements is getting a new commander.
Associated Press -- Fri, 02 Dec 2016 NY-based Air Guard Unit Rescues Buzz Aldrin from South Pole GLENVILLE, N.Y. The U.S. military air crew that evacuated former astronaut Buzz Aldrin from the South Pole is a New York-based National Guard unit that specializes in missions to some of... (more)
Time Warner Cable News -- Thu, 01 Dec 2016 Out of This World: Astronaut Legend Buzz Aldrin Saved by Scotia's 109th Airlift Wing One of the first men to walk on the surface of the moon was medically evacuated from the South Pole and hospitalized Thursday -- some New York National Guard members aided in that effort.