NEW YORK -- New York Army National Guard Sgt. Neftali Perez, a member of Joint Task Force Empire Shield, stands guard near the ground zero subway station at the World Trade Center May 2. Perez and other members of the state’s security task force augmented law enforcement as the crowds gathered at the World Trade Center to note the death of Osama Bin Laden. Bin Laden and the Al Qaeda terrorist network attacked the city on September 11, 2001, killing nearly 3,000 innocent civilians. Photo by Warrant Officer Ubon Mendie, NY Guard.
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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)