New York State Preparedness Training Center -- Oriskany, NY -- New York Army National Guard Pfc. Alexander Ladighin of the 222 Chemical Company and New York Guard Pvt. Jose Castro, of the 88th Brigade, work together to build a decontamination tent during Homeland Response Force training here, May 16. Both decontamination teams train side-by-side to ensure the quickest and most accurate support to civil authorities in the State of New York. In the event of a chemical attack, both teams would be called to active duty by an executive order of the New York State Governor.
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Associated Press -- Mon, 25 Jul 2016 Upstate woman to become top enlisted airman in NY Air Guard ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A veteran of the war in Afghanistan is set to become the first woman to hold the top enlisted airman's position in the New York Air National Guard.
Times Union -- Sun, 24 Jul 2016 Warrant officer earns Legion of Merit: Veteran Vartigan of Brunswick gets Legion of Merit Chief Warrant Officer Five Lawrence Vartigian of Brunswick received a Legion of Merit upon retirement from the New York Army National Guard after 41 years of military service.
defense.gov -- Fri, 22 Jul 2016 Guardsmen Train at Fort Polk Guardsmen participate in a combined arms live-fire exercise at Peason Ridge, La., July 15, 2016. Photos by multiple military photographers