COHOES, N.Y. --New York Army National Guard Soldiers of the 1156th Engineer Company stand behind their final project here, a replica engineer castle, as part of their final efforts in a community project here June 13 to restore a former Erie Canal lock into a public park. The Soldiers provided a week-long effort as part of their annual training each year since 2011 to remove debris from the abandoned lock, overgrown since 1911. The City of Cohoes partnered with the Guard engineers to remove the debris, install drainage and develop a walking path as part of the lock’s conversion to a public site. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Patricia Austin, New York Army National Guard. (RELEASED)
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Batavia Daily News -- Mon, 19 Mar 2018 Just dropping in: National Guard troops spend two days in cold weather exercise in Java. JAVA CENTER - More than 40 Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 101st Cavalry Regiment of the New York Army National Guard endured harsh winter weather to conduct reconnaissance training... (more)
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.