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The gist I get is that both the NY State Guard and the NY State Naval Militia are entirely unarmed and exist primarily for search & rescue, disaster relief, etc. I noticed their website does make mention of "infantry", "cavalry", "medical", "military police", etc units but nothing about actual military functions and capabilities
There is some firearms training involved. Physical training isn't all that tough. I have some family involved who are US armed forces vets and I have friends involved who are, how shall we say, on the portly side. There is somethign for everyone in that group. You can find out all you want to know about it at this website:
The Naval Militia is basically a motley collection of pleasure craft and a few of those RHIBs like the US Coast Guard use
Coa st Guard News
New York is one of six states to maintain a state naval force. The New York Naval Militia operates a fleet of 10 patrols boats known as the Military Emergency Boat Service which assist local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies and the United States Coast Guard on New York’s waterways.