FORT DRUM N.Y. -- Using a radio and hand signals, Spc. James Pierce of the New York Army National Guard's 204th Engineer Detachment (Quarry) helps the driver of a front-end loader place a conveyor on a quarry machine known as a "crusher" here on May 14. Operating the crusher, which can turn large rocks into various grades of construction material, is the detachment's main mission. Soldiers of the detachment, which is based in Binghamton N.Y., worked for about 10 hours on May 14 to fix several mechanical shortfalls and ensure the crusher is operational for the detachment's annual training in July. Pierce is from Schoharie N.Y.
Jun 08, 2016
LINDENHURST-- New York Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 204th Engineer Battalion join New York Governor Andrew Cuomo during a press conference here on Tuesday, Jan. 27. The governor outlined the efforts New York State was making to assist Suffolk County governments in snow removal following the snowstorm that hit the region on Jan. 26-27.
Jan 28, 2015
GERMAN FLATTS, N.Y.-- Pfc. Joshua Haller, a member of the New York Army National Guard’s 827th Engineer Company, uses a hydraulic excavator to remove a boulder and other flood debris from Fulmer Creek here July 3. About 24 hours after being called up by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Soldiers of the unit, based in Horseheads, N.Y., began removing flood debris from Fulmer Creek and Fords Creek to stabilize the streams and prevent further flood damage. The Soldiers also restored Fords Creek to its pre-flood course, increased its flow, and cleared debris from a mile-long section of Fulmer Creek. Haller is from Odessa, N.Y. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Drumsta, Joint Force Headquarters, New York Army National Guard)
Jul 06, 2013
COHOES - Engineer Soldiers from Detachment 1, 1st Platoon, 1156th Engineer Company (Vertical) based in Kingston and some members of the 152nd Eng. Co. clear brush and debris from around Lock 15 on the outskirts of Cohoes on June 15. The City of Cohoes requested the assistance of the N.Y. National Guard to assist in restoring and renovating this historic area in order to transform it into a bike and walking trail for the city residents. The area was once an extension of the Erie Canal.
Jun 15, 2011