GABRESKI AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. - New York Army National Guard Maj. Gen. Steven Wickstrom, left, commander of Army National Guard’s 42nd Infantry Division, meets Col. Thomas Owens II, commander of the 106th Rescue Wing here at the wing headquarters Aug. 4. Wickstrom deployed to Gabreski with about 370 Soldiers of the division headquarters to rehearse hurricane response missions to better prepare New York National Guard forces for hurricane response in New York. Photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Miller, 106th Rescue Wing.
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