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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National Guard.mil -- Wed, 01 Jul 2015 New York Army National Guard teams sharpen bomb disposal skills at Raven’s Challenge ORISKANY, N.Y. --Donning 70 pound protective suits in scorching heat, New York Army National Guard Soldiers engaged explosive devices left in banks and restaurants, utilized state-of-the-art... (more)
Sioux City Journal -- Tue, 30 Jun 2015 Military museum paints picture of National Guard history JOHNSTON, Iowa | The Iowa Gold Star Military Museum is located on the grounds of Camp Dodge, a huge 4,200-acre National Guard training facility just outside of Johnston. Master Sgt. Duff McFadden,... (more)
National Guard.mil -- Tue, 30 Jun 2015 New York Army Guard Soldiers hone mission command skills during Fort Drum exercise FORT DRUM, N.Y. - New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Kevin Ferreira maneuvered his computer-generated UH-60 helicopter above the pixelated terrain below