BEACON, NY -- Staff Sgt. Marco Padilla and Spc Osse Jean-Pierre, Soldiers assigned to the 1156th Engineer Company, New York Army National Guard, repair and replace railings on the Mount Beacon fire observation tower, September 7, 2012. The 1156th has stayed busy over the last year providing both military and community support ranging from aid to civilian authories during Tropical Storm Irene and Tropical Storm Lee to cleaning up the old Erie Canal.
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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)