Army National Guard
Many drivers wound up spending the night in their cars, waiting for first responders to come to the rescue. Parts of Suffolk County were slammed with up to 30 inches of snow.
Four mechanics from the 106th Rescue Wing in Westhampton came and fixed the problem. The Black Hawk was able to safely fly off about two hours after the emergency landing, according to authorities.
Polanco’s mother hovered over her son’s open casket. The former Army National Guardsman will be buried in his uniform.
One hundred members of a military police brigade wished loved ones goodbye at a time when the death toll for Americans in the Afghan conflict is climbing.
There were tears, hugs and lots of goodbyes in Queens at an American Legion during a farewell ceremony for 26 members of the 14th Finance Detachment.
Hundreds of police and soldiers gathered at Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart on Friday to honor a New Jersey National Guardsman killed in Afghanistan.