ROCKY POINT, N.C.--Army Staff Sgt. Charles Gabriel, a member of the New York Army National Guard's Company C, 1st Battalion 171st General Support Aviation Battalion, works with members of the FEMA Seach and Rescue Task Force 6 and the Greensboro, North Carolina Fire Department to rescue a 78-year old man from the roof of his house in Rocky Point, North Carolina on Sept. 18, 2018. The man was hoisted up to a hovering UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter in a Stokes basket. The New York Army National Guard deployed ten Soldiers and two UH-60 helicopters from Company C 1-171st GSAB to assist in the Hurricane Florence response.
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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.