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Preventing Heat Injuries

Higher temperatures and increased humidity can cause unseen hazards. Missions can suffer, vacations can be ruined, and lives can be endangered or lost.
Heat stroke is the most serious heat-related illness and can cause death or lead to permanent disability. About 2,800 troops suffered illnesses from dehydration to heat stroke last year; that number is 50 percent higher than it was five years ago!
Prevention starts with training. Follow the link below for guidance from the NYARNG Safety Office on how you can prevent heat injuries.

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Rome Sentinel -- Wed, 22 May 2024 National Guard announces promotions LATHAM Three area residents have received promotions with the New York Army National Guard, according to an announcement by Major Gen. Ray Shields, adjutant general for New York. The promotions,... (more)

WGRZ, -- Tue, 21 May 2024 WNY soldier competes in 'Best Warrior Competition' BUFFALO, N.Y. A New York Army National Guard member from Western New York will represent the northeast states during the Army National Guard's Best Warrior Competition later this summer. ... (more)

Times Union -- Tue, 21 May 2024 Duty Calls: Schenectady airman named Noncommissioned Officer of Year New York Air National Guard Senior Master Sgt. Mayra Winnie of Schenectady has been selected as the Force Support Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for the entire Air National Guard.... (more)

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