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Military units practice flood rescue in Lansingburgh (with video)

Drill reflects scenario of last year’s tropical storms

 ANG Search & Rescue Team #2 personal reach Campbell Island in the Hudson River on Friday morning. The group performed a search & rescue exercise to find two lost people.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
ANG Search & Rescue Team #2 personal reach Campbell Island in the Hudson River on Friday morning. The group performed a search & rescue exercise to find two lost people.
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Floodwaters washed out bridges and left a handful of people stranded without food or water on an island in the Hudson River. At least two people were missing, perhaps swept into the dense undergrowth along the river. The disaster plunged the area into chaos and normal communications were cut. This was the hypothetical scene facing Col. Dennis Deeley of the Army National Guard as he looked out over the Hudson at the boat launch in ...


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