NEW YORK CITY-- Soldiers assigned to the New York Army National Guard’s 3rd Platoon of Company A, 1-69th Infantry rush a patient from Bellevue Hospital on Wednesday night, Oct. 31 after the decison was made to evacuate the hospital. Despite losing power when Hurricane Sandy hit on Monday, Oct. 29, the hospital stayed open using an emergency generator on the roof which was refueled by 1-69th Soldiers carrying five gallon fuel jugs up 13 floors to keep the 1000 gallon tank filled.
150 Soldiers were called out to respond to the evacuation order to move 500 patients after millions of gallons of water were discovered in the basement.
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Nationalguard.mil -- Tue, 20 Nov 2018 History: At end of WWI, N.Y. Guard helped occupy Germany SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. In just 24 hours, the warm welcome for New York National Guard Soldiers serving in the Allied Army of Occupation shifted 180 degrees. New York Doughboys marching... (more)
WBFO -- Sun, 18 Nov 2018 Change in command at 107th Air Attack Wing There was a change in command over the weekend at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station. Col. Gary Charlton is the new commander of the base's 107th Air Attack Wing. He succeeds Col. Robert... (more)
WTEN -- Mon, 12 Nov 2018 New Netflix docuseries features local hero (Video) Lt. Col. Sean Flynn, 42nd Division Operations Officer is interviewed on WTEN about new Medal of Honor TV show.