SCOTIA, NY (08/16/12) - Megan Lambert gets prepared to climb a rock wall sponsored by the New York National Guard Counterdrug Task Force at Stratton Air National Guard Base on August 16th, 2012. Assisting Megan is Senior Airman Chris Pierson from Counterdrug. Airman Pierson said these activities are presented as an alternative to taking drugs. It’s going great today. They are learning a lot. These activities help the kids learn how to overcome the challenges in life.
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NY National Guard In the News
WABC -- Mon, 25 Sep 2017 Riding along with NY Air National Guard in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (WABC) -- A C-17 cargo plane and five men on a mission. Eyewitness News caught up with the New York Air National Guard 105th Air Wing shortly after they landed in San... (more)
Times Union -- Sun, 24 Sep 2017 Duty Calls: Niskayuna soldier leading helicopter battalion New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Jason Lefton of Niskayuna, an Iraq War veteran, has assumed command of the 3rd Battalion, 142nd Assault Helicopter Regiment, which flies UH-60 Blackhawks,... (more)
Spectrum News -- Fri, 22 Sep 2017 Cuomo joins emergency relief team in Puerto Rico Governor Andrew Cuomo traveled with a team of emergency response officials to help restore power to areas of Puerto Rico still in the dark. NY1's Michael Herzenberg reports.