National Guard Bureau Chief Lt. Gen. Steven Blum speaks with New York Adjutant General Major Gen. Joseph Taluto during a visit to New York City on Sept. 17, 2007. Blum wears a New York Police Department baseball cap presented to him by members of the New National Guard’s Joint Task Force Empire Shield who are also members of the NYPD. Joint Task Force Empire Shield employs National Guard Soldiers and Airmen to enhance security at New York City airports, and train stations., along with power plants in upstate New York.
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Associated Press -- Sat, 01 Aug 2015 New York Air Guard unit competing in parachute competition ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Two New York Army National Guard helicopters are in Rhode Island this weekend for the largest international military parachute competition in the world.
WXXI -- Sat, 01 Aug 2015 Leapfest Draws Two Rochester Helicopters Two New York Army National Guard CH-47 helicopters from Rochester are in Rhode Island Saturday supporting Leapfest, the oldest and largest international military parachute competition in the... (more)
Ithaca Journal -- Thu, 30 Jul 2015 Citizen soldiers: Local guard unit trains at Fort Drum FORT DRUM Each of the nearly 80 members of Delta Company, 2nd Battalion,108th Infantry Regiment, the Ithaca-area based New York National Guard unit,has a similar reason for their service -... (more)