Photo by Tech Sgt. Michael O'Halloran, 105th AW, New York Air National Guard
STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Newburgh-- Airmen from the 105th Airlift Wing's Logistic Squadron load cargo belonging to New York Task Force 1, New York City's FEMA-sponsored urban search and rescue team on board a C-17 bound for Haiti early Saturday morning, Jan. 16.
Two C-17s from the 21st Airlift Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, California, picked up the 80-person team and transported them to Haiti. The 105th Airlift Wing stored the teams' equipment while they waited for transportation to participate in the earthquake relief effort.
NY National Guard In the News
Newsday -- Thu, 16 May 2013
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YNN -- Thu, 16 May 2013
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NewsOne -- Wed, 15 May 2013
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