NEW YORK--New York Air National Guard Senior Airmen Steven
Jones and New York Army National Guard Sgt. Wayne Stevens patrol the concourse of Grand Central Station on Thanksgiving Day as part of Joint Task Force Empire Shield, the New York National Guard's security augmentation force in New York City. The service members, who normally provide security at transportation hubs spent Oct. 29 to Nov. 18 responding to Hurricane Sandy. Another 100 Guardsmen were on duty as part of the response to Hurricane Sandy over Thanksgiving.
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Associated Press -- Wed, 20 Sep 2017 Long Island gets ready as Jose swings by DIX HILLS, N.Y. (AP) - New York officials say National Guard members, emergency equipment and supplies are ready on Long Island in case tropical storm conditions occur there.
Associated Press -- Wed, 20 Sep 2017 Deployment of NY Guardsmen, Troopers to Caribbean on Hold The deployment of more than 100 members of the New York Army Guard and state police to the U.S. Virgin Islands to help with hurricane recovery efforts is on hold because of another storm approaching... (more)
defense.gov -- Thu, 14 Sep 2017 Air Guardsmen Evacuate Personnel in Wake of Hurricane Irma Guardsman transport evacuees from St. Maarten to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 10, 2017, during relief efforts following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Photos by Air Force Staff Sgt. Erin... (more)