U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ally Andolina, 42nd Combat AViation Brigade
NIAGARA FALLS RESERVE AIR FORCE BASE, North Tonawanda – Denise O’Donnell, Deputy Secretary of Public Safety (left) listens to Col. Michael Bobeck, commander, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade as he briefs her on aviation operations during Vigilant Guard on Nov. 2 inside the 42nd CAB’s tactical operations center located on the Niagara Falls Air Force Base.
The exercise involves New York Air and Army National Guardsmen as well as local first response teams to include fire departments and police agencies. The exercise runs Nov. 1-5.
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)