TONAWANDA--New York Army National Guard Soldiers get some instruction on search and rescue and extraction techniques from a member of one of the 14 civilian urban search and rescue teams that are participating in the exercise, including teams from Canada.
Observers from Mexico, South Africa and Denmark were also on hand to watch the National Guard and Niagara Frontier emergency service responders work together. National Guard General Officers from a number of states visited the exercise site, as did Gen. Craig McKinley, Chief of the National Guard Bureau. The four-star general is the highest ranking officer in the National Guard of the United States.
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