STONY BROOK New York- Members of the 106th Rescue Wing assists with the registration and distribution of disaster prepardness material . The September 20th one day course that was held at Stony Brook University. The lecture included information on how civilians can prepare themselves and their families for natural disasters and help mitigate life threatening emergencies while waiting for authorities to arrive. Lectures ended with a certificate and book bags of first aid material being given to each member that attended. This was a New York state wide initiative by the Governors office for the month of September which is Disaster Preparedness Month.
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Washington Post -- Tue, 12 Dec 2017 Clarence Beavers, pioneering black paratrooper and smoke jumper, dies at 96 Clarence Beavers, the last surviving member of Americas first black parachute unit, a World War II test platoon that went on to battle fires caused by Japanese bombs and paved the way for... (more)
Daily Gazette -- Mon, 11 Dec 2017 Ballston Spa woman named to top Air National Guard position Command Chief Master Sgt. Amy Giaquinto, of Ballston Spa, is the first woman and the first Air National Guard member to serve as the top enlisted adviser to the Adjutant General of New York.... (more)
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