TONAWANDA--Brig. Gen. Patrick Murphy, Director of the Joint Staff, Headquarters New York National Guard, discusses the progress of the construction of the simulated disaster scene for the upcoming exercise Vigilant Guard with Erie county Commissioner of Ermergency Services Gregg Skibitsky at the former Spaulding Fiber Plant site in Tonawanda, NY. The disaster scene will support realistic training for both military and civilian search and rescue and emergency response teams coming from around the state and region for the training, which is set for 1-6 November in the Greater Buffalo area.