Soldiers from Company A, 427th Brigade Support Battalion, based in Rochester, assist in snow removal from the roof of the Absolut Care assisted living senior care center in Orchard Park, New York November 22. The 42 Soldiers, commanded by Capt. David Myones from South Ozone Park, New York, were joined by an additional dozen volunteer members of the New York Guard state defense force, called to duty by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to help with recovery efforts in Western New York following historic amounts of snowfall this week. Myones’ company also has Soldiers conducting logistics support fueling missions and supporting the joint task force mission command. Within four days of callup, the New York National Guard has employed more than 625 Soldiers, Airmen, Naval Militia and New York Guard members to assist Erie County and the City of Buffalo restore essential services.
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Batavia Daily News -- Mon, 19 Mar 2018 Just dropping in: National Guard troops spend two days in cold weather exercise in Java. JAVA CENTER - More than 40 Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 101st Cavalry Regiment of the New York Army National Guard endured harsh winter weather to conduct reconnaissance training... (more)
Oneida Daily Dispatch -- Mon, 19 Mar 2018 National Guard practice emergency response at Hamilton College Clinton, N.Y. -- To better prepare for future threats, Hamilton College engaged in an exercise to simulate a response to a threat involving weapons of mass destruction.
WHAM -- Mon, 19 Mar 2018 Governor Cuomo orders flags to half-staff in honor of fallen NY National Guard members ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHAM) - Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered all flags on all state government buildings to be flown at half-staff on March 19.