NEW YORK--Lt. Col. Norman Easy, a member of the New York Army National Guard's 53rd Army Liaison Team, speaks with a reporter from Channel 2 after returning the unit's headquarters at the Park Avenue Armory on Saturday, Jan. 30, after spending most of 2009 serving in Iraq. 30.
The 53rd a small specialized unit, provided a personal security detachment for the commander of multi-national troops in Iraq and also provided specialist officers to work in both U.S. and Iraqi headquarters in Baghdad.
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Associated Press -- Sat, 03 Dec 2016 NY Army National Guard support unit getting new commander CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Army National Guard unit that provides military police, transportation and other support elements is getting a new commander.
Associated Press -- Fri, 02 Dec 2016 NY-based Air Guard Unit Rescues Buzz Aldrin from South Pole GLENVILLE, N.Y. The U.S. military air crew that evacuated former astronaut Buzz Aldrin from the South Pole is a New York-based National Guard unit that specializes in missions to some of... (more)
Time Warner Cable News -- Thu, 01 Dec 2016 Out of This World: Astronaut Legend Buzz Aldrin Saved by Scotia's 109th Airlift Wing One of the first men to walk on the surface of the moon was medically evacuated from the South Pole and hospitalized Thursday -- some New York National Guard members aided in that effort.