Photo by Warrant Officer Ubon Mendie, New York Guard.
CAMP SMITH TRAINING SITE -- New York Guard Search and Rescue volunteers receive emergency helicopter evacuation procedures from NY State Police Technical Sgt. Duwayne Tinsley during annual training here July 26. During the week-long training, troops excersied various response strategies to ensure the saftey of New Yorkers during a state emergency. New York Guard personnel are capable of asssiting local first responders in locating stranded persons during disaster or when otherwise tasked. Photo by Warrant Officer Ubon Mendie, New York Guard.