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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Oneida Daily Dispatch -- Mon, 19 Mar 2018 National Guard practice emergency response at Hamilton College Clinton, N.Y. -- To better prepare for future threats, Hamilton College engaged in an exercise to simulate a response to a threat involving weapons of mass destruction.
WHAM -- Mon, 19 Mar 2018 Governor Cuomo orders flags to half-staff in honor of fallen NY National Guard members ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHAM) - Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered all flags on all state government buildings to be flown at half-staff on March 19.
News 12 Hudson Valley -- Mon, 19 Mar 2018 NY Army National Guard prepares for Afghanistan Deployment NEWBURGH - Members of the New York Army National Guard are set to leave home and prepare to serve overseas in Afghanistan.