NIAGARA FALLS--A New York Army National Guard CH-47 based a the Army Aviation Support Facility in Rochester hoists a New York State Park Police out of the Niagara River on Sunday, June 19. The Chinook assigned to Det. 1 Co. B 3rd Battalion 126th Aviation and commanded by Capt. Eric Fritz retrieved the boat after its crew was forced to abandon it just above the falls on Saturday. The State Park Police Crew had rescued stranded boaters when they became disoriented. They anchored their boat and were airlifted to shore by a Canadian rescue helicopter.
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Stars and Stripes -- Mon, 19 Feb 2024 Onondaga Colored Battalion was denied opportunity to join NY National Guard after Civil War (Tribune News Service) During the Civil War, abolitionist Frederick Douglass spoke about the effect that the enlistment of Black soldiers into the Union Army had on his people. Once let... (more)
Olean Times Herald -- Mon, 19 Feb 2024 New York Army National Guard announces promotions LATHAM Three area members of the New York Army National Guard received promotions recently. Sean Gilbert of Salamanca, assigned to the B Troop, 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry Regiment, received... (more)
Queens Post -- Fri, 16 Feb 2024 National Guard soldiers working at shelter in LIC thwart Flushing man from torching shop: FDNY A Flushing man is criminally charged with attempted arson and other crimes for trying to torch an auto repair shop in Long Island City late last month. Ping Huang, 37, of Blossom Avenue, was... (more)