STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Newburgh-- Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard’s 101st Expeditionary Signal Battalion board a charter plan heading for Fort Bliss, Texas, following their mobilization ceremony here on Sunday, August 19. The Soldiers bid farewell to their families and heard from Major General Patrick Murphy, the Adjutant General, and other speakers--including Governor Andrew Cuomo’s representative Ms. Maryu Kaveny-- before boarding the aircraft. The battalion will deploy to Afghanistan later this month.
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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.
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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)