COLONIE-- New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Jake Pratt a UH-60 crew chief assigned to the 2rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation and a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Ranger prepare to deploy water during helicopter firefighting training over the Mohawk River in Colonie, New York on May 6, 2021. Aircrews based at the Albany International Airport in Latham, New York, teamed up with aviators from the Connecticut Army National Guard and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers, to conduct the training in preparation for the summer wild fire season.
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USA Today -- Wed, 20 Oct 2021 Fact check: National Guard members would need vaccination to help with New York health care The claim: Nurses fired for refusing vaccine in New York can be replaced by unvaccinated National Guard members The vaccine mandate for New York health care workers has sparked a misinformed... (more)
Accuweather, -- Wed, 20 Oct 2021 New York National Guard trains with Brazil (Video) A pilot with the 106th Rescue Wing says this type of training helps improve techniques during combat missions and for severe weather operations too.
TBR NewsMedia, -- Mon, 18 Oct 2021 Student volunteers clean up Smithtowns Long Beach On Saturday, Sept. 25, approximately 40 Town of Smithtown Youth & Community Alliance student-volunteers joined up with members of the National Guard Counterdrug Task Force, in conjunction... (more)