U.S. Army Pfc. Dandy Beverly uses a jack hammer to break through reinforced cement April 16 at Joint Base Maguire-Dix-Lakehurst under the guidance of New Jersey Task Force One urban search and rescue instructor Bob McDermott. Beverly and fellow New York Army National Guard Soldiers from Company A, 27th Brigade Special Troops Battalion conducted breaching and breaking training using heavy concrete drills, chain saws, jack hammers and torches to better prepare for urban search and rescue. The engineers, based in Lockport, New York, are part of the National Guard Homeland Response Force that supports the Federal Emergency Management Agency Region II.
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NY National Guard In the News
Army.mil -- Tue, 01 Oct 2019 NY Army National Guard cooks shooting for top Army Guard prize NEW YORK - Ten New York Army National Guard cooks assigned to F Company, 427th Brigade Support Battalion will be competing to be the best food service team in the Army National Guard in March.
Times Union -- Mon, 30 Sep 2019 Three soldiers receive two medals upon retirement Two New York Army National Guard officers and a noncommissioned officer have each received two medals during their retirement testimonies for their exemplary service.
Daily Freeman -- Sun, 29 Sep 2019 MILITARY NEWS IN THE MID-HUDSON VALLEY: Warren Smith, a Rhinebeck resident, and retired Navy Reserve officer, was promoted to rear admiral in the New York Naval Militia in ceremonies on Sept. 9 in Latham, N.Y. A rear admiral is... (more)