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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Times Union -- Wed, 18 Sep 2019 Capital Region employers try out NY Army National Guard training Capital Region business owners were given a glimpse into the life of New York National Guard members on Monday, during a one-day training meant to mimic the weekend training sessions their... (more)
Shelter Island Reporter -- Mon, 16 Sep 2019 Survival tactics for emergencies: Army officer holds session for Islanders Some 30 Islanders, including representatives of the local Girl Scouts, attended a New York State sponsored emergency preparedness meeting at Town Hall on Sept. 14. Capt. Joshua Tavares of... (more)
WBFO -- Fri, 13 Sep 2019 107th Airmen to reunite in Niagara Falls, 50 years after returning from Vietnam (Audio) This weekend, the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station will welcome back many to the installation who, 50 years prior, were welcomed back after serving in Vietnam.