CAMP SMITH--New York Naval Militia Petty Officer Frank Gavin conducts training on how to tow one of the Military Emergency Boat Service patrol craft during training here on May 18. The Naval Militia’s Military Emergency Boat Service (MEBS) operates nine watercraft that support security and law enforcement missions. Naval Militia members belong to the Navy Reserve, Coast Guard Reserve, and Marine Corps Reserve and agree to make themselves available for state duty when called upon. A small number of Naval Militia members are retired servicemembers not affiliated with the federal reserve forces.
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Stars and Stripes -- Wed, 25 May 2016 WWII U.S. spy vets group irked by cemetery name choice ALBANY, N.Y. - A new veterans cemetery to be built between Buffalo and Rochester will be named the Western New York National Cemetery, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs said Tuesday... (more)
Army.mil -- Tue, 24 May 2016 New York's 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team hones air assault skills at Fort Drum FORT DRUM, NY -- More than 3,000 members of the New York Army National Guard's 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, along with Soldiers from Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Utah, spent four... (more)
www.defense.gov -- Tue, 24 May 2016 Guardsmen Participate in Wildfire Suppression Training Guardsmen participate in wildfire suppression training in Round Lake, N.Y., May 5, 2016. Photos by Army National Guard Capt. Jean Marie Kratzer