SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- New York Army National Guard Spc. Josh Austin gives his daughter, Jaida, a kiss upon returning home from Afghanistan with the 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry Regiment September 26, 2012. The battalion deployed to Afghanistan as Task Force Iron, conducting security missions in various bases. The first elements of the battalion returned from demobilization at Camp Shelby, Miss., bringing some 200 Soldiers home to their families. Other Soldiers returned to their families in Newburg, Glenville, Utica, CAmp Smith and New York on Wednesday
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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)