New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Doug Baker, left, and Master Sgt. Todd Monroe unfurl the colors of the 501st Ordnance Battalion (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) during their transfer of authority ceremony held in Kuwait, July 22, 2021. The 501st Ordnance Battalion and its 23 Soldiers serve as the command and control element for Task Force Hellhound, the forward deployed EOD task force responsible for military EOD forces, forensic exploitation and civilians across U.S. Central Command supporting Operations Spartan Shield, Inherent Resolve and Freedom's Sentinel, replacing members of the Alabama National Guards 441st Ordnance Battalion (EOD). The force conducts operations to detect, identify, render safe and dispose of conventional and improvised weapons, explosives and weapons of mass destruction to protect coalition and partner force members and civilians. Courtesy photo.
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Nationalguard.mil -- Thu, 14 Oct 2021 NYNG's 106th Rescue Wing trains on beach for winter driving MASTIC BEACH, N.Y. - Over 100 New York Air National Guard Airmen assigned to the 106th Rescue Wing prepared for winter weather emergencies by conducting driver training on the beach.
National Guard.mil -- Thu, 14 Oct 2021 Four Soldiers are 1st in NYNG to earn Expert Soldier Badge FORT DRUM, New York - Four Soldiers became the first in the New York Army National Guard to earn the new Expert Soldier Badge Oct. 1, following two weeks of training and testing at Fort Drum.... (more)
TBRnewsmedia -- Thu, 14 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)