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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NationalGuard.mil -- Wed, 10 Feb 2016 Black New York Army National Guard Officer overcame discrimination in 1964 BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Col. Otho van Exel fought in World War II, commanded four times and was one of the first African-Americans to attend the Army War College.
army.mil -- Tue, 09 Feb 2016 Deployments make Guard doctor better hometown physician COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (Feb. 5, 2016) -- Ebola and malaria aren't diseases doctors working in the hometown of the Baseball Hall of Fame expect to deal with.
National Guard.mil -- Tue, 09 Feb 2016 New York National Guard works wth state officials to monitor wild turkeys CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. - There's nothing new about setting up an ambush at Camp Smith Training Site, the New York National Guards training facility here. Troops have been conducting tactical... (more)