Photo by Tech Sgt. Michael O’Halloran, 105th AW, New York Air National Guard
STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Newburgh--Airmen from the New York Air National Guard’s 105th Airlift Wing and members of the United States Marine Corps Reserve’s Air Refueler and Transport Squadron 452 deploy containment booms across Recreation Pond on the base as part of atest of the bases’ ability to respond to fuel spills.
The spill containment exercise is a requirement set by the federal Environmental Protection Agency.
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 soldiers’... (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 Army’s warrior of the year. YNN’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 “Black Death,” earned his fearsome nickname in France during World War I. After being ambushed by German forces and... (more)