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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NY National Guard In the News
Eagle News -- Tue, 29 Sep 2020 Cazenovia resident commands New York Air National Guards 174th Attack Wing Last May, Colonel William J. McCrink, III, a 24-year Air Force veteran and Cazenovia resident, took command of the New York Air National Guards 174th Attack Wing in Syracuse. Stationed at... (more)
Times Union -- Sun, 27 Sep 2020 Duty Calls: State National Guard top medical advisor promoted to colonel Dr. William LeCates of Cooperstown resident and president of Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown, has been promoted to colonel during a ceremony at the New York Army National Guard Headquarters... (more)
Saratogian -- Wed, 23 Sep 2020 Snapshot New York Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Isabel Polanco receives here new rank from her mother Delia Velazquez, during ceremonies marking Polanco's promotion outside New York National Guard... (more)