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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The Recorder -- Tue, 24 Nov 2020 Guard member recognized for pandemic response LATHAM New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Aaron Lefton, commander of the states COVID-19 response force, recognized members of the task force for excellence during the past seven months... (more)
WNYT -- Mon, 23 Nov 2020 109th Airlift Wing heads to New Zealand for Operation Deep Freeze The New York Air National Guards 109th Airlift Wing is not conducting its usual trip to Antarctica this year. However, they will not be too far away. They have been doing Operation Deep Freeze... (more)
Nationalguard.mil -- Thu, 19 Nov 2020 N.Y. Senior Airman graduates from jungle warfare school MANAUS, Brazil When Senior Airman Caleb Lapinel showed up at Brazils Jungle Warfare Training School in September, he met special forces soldiers from Spain, Egypt and Indonesia; paratroopers... (more)