SCHOHARIE-- Members of the New York National Guard Counterdrug Task Force help a boy get ready to negotiate the climbing wall during the "Schoharie County ~ One Year Later ~ Country Strong" festival held at the Schoharie County Fairgrounds here on August 26. The event commemorated the region's recovery from the flooding that occured on August 28, 2011 as Tropical Storm Irene hit the state. The New York National Guard responded with helicopters, troops, and supplies in response to the storm.
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Associated Press -- Sat, 03 Dec 2016 NY Army National Guard support unit getting new commander CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Army National Guard unit that provides military police, transportation and other support elements is getting a new commander.
Associated Press -- Fri, 02 Dec 2016 NY-based Air Guard Unit Rescues Buzz Aldrin from South Pole GLENVILLE, N.Y. The U.S. military air crew that evacuated former astronaut Buzz Aldrin from the South Pole is a New York-based National Guard unit that specializes in missions to some of... (more)
Time Warner Cable News -- Thu, 01 Dec 2016 Out of This World: Astronaut Legend Buzz Aldrin Saved by Scotia's 109th Airlift Wing One of the first men to walk on the surface of the moon was medically evacuated from the South Pole and hospitalized Thursday -- some New York National Guard members aided in that effort.