One hundred and sixty New York Army National Guard Soldiers spent May 8-16 honing their emergency response skills during exercise Guardian Response 2019 at Camp Atterbury, Indiana.
Guardian Response exercises validate Army units ability to support state and local authorities in the event of a chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear attack.
New York Army National Guard Soldiers from the 369th Sustainment Brigade headquartered in Harlem took part in the exercise, which simulated a nuclear attack on Detroit.
Army units from eight state National Guards, the Army Reserve and the Active Army took part.
Part of the exercise involved hands on rescue and recovery missions at Muscattuck Urban Training Center.