SHARABOT, Afghanistan-- New York Army National Guard Col. Alden Saddlemire (Center), a member of the New York Stability Transition Team, drinks chia(tea) with local leaders here during a shura held on March 21. Saddlemire is flanked by the local governor and police chief and was accompanied by Army Col. Gary Johnson, commander of the 504th Battlefield Survelliance Brigade. Saddlemire and two other members of the New York STT are assigned to work with local officials and NATO and US military units to build governance and police capacity.
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Associated Press -- Wed, 07 Oct 2015 NY creek debris blamed for Connecticut teen’s death removed SHANDAKEN, N.Y. (AP) - Debris in a Hudson Valley creek that led to the drowning death of a teenage Connecticut girl has been cleared away.
Associated Press -- Wed, 07 Oct 2015 NY Air Guard unit completes 1st solo drone combat mission NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - A western New York-based Air National Guard unit that has made the shift from flying manned aircraft to operating remotely piloted drones has completed its first... (more)
Department of Defense -- Tue, 06 Oct 2015 New York Guardsmen Prepare for Hurricane Joaquin (Photo Essay) Guardsmen operate heavy equipment to clear space near Normanskill Creek in Albany, N.Y., Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 as part of New York’s preparations for the possible landfall of Hurricane... (more)