By: Warrant Officer Ubon Mendie, New York Guard
New York State Preparedness Training Center -- Oriskany, NY -- New York Army National Guard Pfc. Alexander Ladighin of the 222 Chemical Company and New York Guard Pvt. Jose Castro, of the 88th Brigade, work together to build a decontamination tent during Homeland Response Force training here, May 16. Both decontamination teams train side-by-side to ensure the quickest and most accurate support to civil authorities in the State of New York. In the event of a chemical attack, both teams would be called to active duty by an executive order of the New York State Governor.
NY National Guard In the News
Observer -- Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Dunkirk National Guard Soldiers among those at Fort Drum for training
More than 250 New York Army National Guard Soldiers from the 642d Aviation Support Battalion Rear Detachment are participating in annual training at Fort Drum this month. The soldiers arrived... (more)
Associated Press -- Tue, 22 Jul 2014
New York Guard members conducting annual training
CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. -- Two hundred members of New York state’s volunteer defense force are conducting their annual weeklong training program at a Hudson Valley military site.
Time Warner Cable News -- Mon, 21 Jul 2014
New York Army National Guard Soldiers Training on Fort Drum
It’s usually the one time out of the year that New York Army National Guard Soldiers get to train with their entire battalion. Reporter Elizabeth Jeneault was in Fort Drum, where... (more)