Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense Dr. Steven P. Bucci (left) meets with New York Army National Guard Sergeant Linda Liautaud (center) and Spc. Jean Johnson (right) from Task Force Empire Shield, the state's homeland security standing task force in Manhattan's Grand Central Station rail terminal on Wednesday, April 2. Dr. Bucci, who overseas Department of Defense policy issues regarding Domestic Counter Terrorism and National Guard operational issues, was in New York to meet with state Office of Homeland Security officials, representatives of the New York City Police Department Counter Terrorism leaders and members of the National Guard's Civil Support Team and homeland security elements in lower Manhattan. U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. Joseph Sullivan (RELEASED)
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NY National Guard In the News
WABC -- Mon, 25 Sep 2017 Riding along with NY Air National Guard in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (WABC) -- A C-17 cargo plane and five men on a mission. Eyewitness News caught up with the New York Air National Guard 105th Air Wing shortly after they landed in San... (more)
Times Union -- Sun, 24 Sep 2017 Duty Calls: Niskayuna soldier leading helicopter battalion New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Jason Lefton of Niskayuna, an Iraq War veteran, has assumed command of the 3rd Battalion, 142nd Assault Helicopter Regiment, which flies UH-60 Blackhawks,... (more)
Spectrum News -- Fri, 22 Sep 2017 Cuomo joins emergency relief team in Puerto Rico Governor Andrew Cuomo traveled with a team of emergency response officials to help restore power to areas of Puerto Rico still in the dark. NY1's Michael Herzenberg reports.