PLUM ISLAND --New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen of the 24th Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team (CST) and 106th Rescue Wing prepare to identify and classify several hazardous chemical and biological materials during a collective training event at the Plum Island Animal Disease Research Facility New York May 2 2018. The CST insterted by helicopter and was responsible for establishing communications and mission command for the event which brought together the resources of several fire departments the 106th Air Rescue Wing and the Department of Homeland Security to respond to a simulated containment breach at the research facility.
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WRGB, -- Thu, 21 May 2020 Albany Army pilot takes final flight, retires after 34 years of service LATHAM NY (WRGB) - A NY Army National Guard took his final flight before retiring after 34 years of service. New York Army National Guard Col. Mark Slusar, an Altamont resident and Army pilot,... (more)
Nationalguard.mil -- Thu, 21 May 2020 Guard News NY and Connecticut UH-60 crews conduct fire-bucket training CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crews from the New York and Connecticut Army National Guard spent May 19 honing the skills needed to turn a helicopter into a firefighting... (more)
Time -- Thu, 21 May 2020 We Do This for the Living. Inside New Yorks Citywide Effort to Bury its Dead Much of New York City has been idle since the coronavirus lockdown was declared two months ago, but not the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal, an 88-acre shipping and distribution hub built in... (more)