JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR- HICKAM, HAWAII-- Tim Goddard, from NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory, explains how to inflate the "Front Porch" floatation device for NASA's Orion spacecraft crew module to New York Air National Guard pararescuemen assigned to the 103rd Rescue Squadron's 106th Rescue Wing at Joint Base Pearl Harbor- Hickam, Hawaii on March 1, 2017. The Front Porch would provide a place to offer astronauts medical care after the crew module splashes down at the end of a flight. The New York pararescuemen are participating in joint NASA/Department of Defense training exercises to test recovery equipment for NASA's new spacecraft, the Orion.
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Suffolk Times -- Sat, 06 Aug 2022 Cutchogueman becomes second combat rescue officer to attain rank of colonel at 106thRescue Wing MAY 26, 2022,was a significant day in the life of Glyn Weir. His promotion from lieutenantcolonel to colonel in the New York Air National Guard was approved by theUnited States Senate that... (more)
Journal of the American Medical Association -- Fri, 05 Aug 2022 Role of Military Forces in the New York State Responseto COVID-19 Military forces worldwide have been mobilized to support COVID-19 operations.
NationalGuard.mil -- Mon, 01 Aug 2022 Keep Truckin Army National Guard Finds its Best Warriors TULLAHOMA, Tenn. Right before a rope climb, Sgt. Tyler Holloway, a fire support specialist with the Wyoming Army National Guards 115th Field Artillery Brigade, decided to add some levity... (more)