EAST FARMINGDALE--New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Paul Rodriguez a member of the 24th Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team (CST) checks a simulated terrorist during a drill at the Suffolk County Water Authoritys New Highway Pump Station on Monday Oct. 27 2014. National Guard CSTs are trained to identify the presence of chemical biological or radiological agents and provide that information to local authorities. The exercise tested response protocols to intruder events and to identify and correct any existing weaknesses in station security.(
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Batavia Daily News -- Wed, 17 Oct 2018 Seven local National Guard members receive promotions Seven local members of New York National Guard have been promoted in recognition of their "capability for additional responsibility and leadership," Major General Ray Shields,... (more)
Times Union -- Wed, 17 Oct 2018 Glenville Guardsman named top enlisted soldier for 53rd Troop Command COLONIE A Glenville resident who is a veteran of the Iraq War was named the New York Army National Guard 53rd Troop Command's top enlisted soldier.
Nationalguard.mil -- Tue, 16 Oct 2018 New York National Guard, South African MPs conduct exchange PRETORIA, South Africa - Forty Military Police Soldiers and Airmen from both the New York National Guard and the South Africa National Defence Force (SANDF) exchanged policing, force protection... (more)