CAMP SMITH TRAINING SITE -- New York Guard Search and Rescue volunteers receive emergency helicopter evacuation procedures from NY State Police Technical Sgt. Duwayne Tinsley during annual training here July 26. During the week-long training, troops excersied various response strategies to ensure the saftey of New Yorkers during a state emergency. New York Guard personnel are capable of asssiting local first responders in locating stranded persons during disaster or when otherwise tasked. Photo by Warrant Officer Ubon Mendie, New York Guard.
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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)