NEW YORK CITY-- New York Naval Militia Petty Officer Ken Stefandel, a crewman on Naval Militia Patrol Boat 440, watches while efforts are made to rescue the passengers of a Bell Jet Ranger tourist helicopter which crashed in the East River on October 4. PB 440 was on patrol that afternoon and was one of many watercraft which responded to lend assistance if necessary. PB 440 conducts regular patrols of New York City’s waterways in coordination with the United States Coast Guard as part of Joint Task Force Empire Shield.
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Army.mil -- Fri, 22 Jun 2018 New York Army Guard Soldiers mentor and learn from Ukrainian counterparts YAVORIV COMBINED ARMS TRAINING CENTER, Ukraine --Overseas deployments for Soldiers of the New York National Guard have usually meant Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kuwait. But deployment for 220... (more)
MIlitary.com -- Thu, 21 Jun 2018 National Guard Spouses Share Worries With Vice President's Wife SYRACUSE -- Nine New York National Guard spouses were able to voice their concerns to Karen Pence, spouse of the Vice President of the United States during a round table discussion at Syracuse... (more)
nationalguard.mil -- Thu, 14 Jun 2018 N.Y. Guard Civil Support Team gets wet to prep for missions BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Once a year, members of the New York National Guard's 24th Civil Support Team jump out of a perfectly good helicopter and into the waters of Gravesend Bay off the southern... (more)