STONY BROOK New York- Members of the 106th Rescue Wing assists with the registration and distribution of disaster prepardness material . The September 20th one day course that was held at Stony Brook University. The lecture included information on how civilians can prepare themselves and their families for natural disasters and help mitigate life threatening emergencies while waiting for authorities to arrive. Lectures ended with a certificate and book bags of first aid material being given to each member that attended. This was a New York state wide initiative by the Governors office for the month of September which is Disaster Preparedness Month.