FORT HAMILTON, Brooklyn--U.S. Representative Michael Grimm meets with members of the New York National Guard’s Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support team here on Friday, April 19. The 22 Army and Air National Guard members are trained to detect and identify chemical, biological and radiological agents when requested by civil authorities. Grimm, who represents the Fort Hamilton area presented the Guardsmen with a Congressional Proclaimation thanking them for their service during Hurricane Sandy and during the response to the Boston Marathon Bombing on April 15. A team from the 24th CST was already on hand that day to assist their Massachusetts counterparts.
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Defense.gov -- Fri, 15 Dec 2017 Face of Defense: Brothers End Guard Service in Joint Retirement Ceremony LATHAM, N.Y., Dec. 14, 2017 - Two brothers who deployed to Iraq together in 2005 marked the end of their service in the New York Army National Guard during a joint retirement ceremony at New... (more)
Saratoga Today -- Fri, 15 Dec 2017 Military Promotion SARATOGA SPRINGS - New York Army National Guard Major Todd Balog, an Afghanistan veteran with more than 16 years of active and Guard military service, received his promotion to the rank of... (more)
ABC news 10 -- Thu, 14 Dec 2017 NY National Guard dispatched to help California fight wildfires NY National Guard dispatched to help California fight wildfires.