NEW YORK -- New York Army National Guard Pfc. Mimmo Pirrone, an aircraft structural repairer with Company B, 642nd Aviation Support Battalion, distributes flashlights and batteries to local residents in Queens over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Nov. 25. Nearly 750 Citizen Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard remain deployed in New York City helping residents recover from the aftermath of hurricane Sandy. At its peak, more than 5,000 Soldiers, Airmen, Naval Militia Sailors, Marines and New York Guard volunteers have been on duty to assist in the relief efforts. U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Peter Towse, 42nd Infantry Division.
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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)