Soldiers from Company A, 427th Brigade Support Battalion, based in Rochester, assist in snow removal from the roof of the Absolut Care assisted living senior care center in Orchard Park
U.S. National Guard photo by Maj. Paul Hernandez, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Headquarters.

Soldiers from Company A, 427th Brigade Support Battalion, based in Rochester, assist in snow removal from the roof of the Absolut Care assisted living senior care center in Orchard Park, New York November 22. The 42 Soldiers, commanded by Capt. David Myones from South Ozone Park, New York, were joined by an additional dozen volunteer members of the New York Guard state defense force, called to duty by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to help with recovery efforts in Western New York following historic amounts of snowfall this week. Myones’ company also has Soldiers conducting logistics support fueling missions and supporting the joint task force mission command. Within four days of callup, the New York National Guard has employed more than 625 Soldiers, Airmen, Naval Militia and New York Guard members to assist Erie County and the City of Buffalo restore essential services.

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