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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MyLitteFalls.com -- Mon, 22 Apr 2019 Disaster training can be a lifesaver Spring seems to have finally arrived (despite a few errant snow showers). Even though the winter weather is behind us, it is still important to be prepared for weather-related disasters.
Times Union -- Sun, 21 Apr 2019 Latham aviation unit gets new top enlisted leader Command Sgt. Major Mark Wilson of Leicester, Livingston County, is the new top enlisted soldier for the 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade headquartered in Latham.
Times Union -- Sun, 14 Apr 2019 Duty Calls: Schenectady sergeant earns National Guard's Top Honor Guard Soldier title New York Army National Guard Sgt. Joshua Sanzo of Schenectady has been recognized as one of the top military Honor Guard members in the country by the Army National Guard.