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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Army Times -- Fri, 26 May 2017 New York National Guard leaders visit troops serving in Kuwait CAMP ARIFIJAN, KUWAIT Maj. Gen. Anthony German, the adjutant general of New York, got a firsthand look at the missions New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are conducting during a... (more)
Altus (Oklahoma) Times -- Fri, 26 May 2017 From 'Lost Boy' to citizen airman, Sudanese immigrant joins New York Air STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. - Thirty years ago and 6,000 miles away, Airman 1st Class Francis Andrew was a seven-year-old "Lost Boy." Andrew was one of about 20,000 Sundanese... (more)
WRGB -- Thu, 25 May 2017 New York National Guard marks Memorial Day with ceremony LATHAM, NY (WRGB)--National Guardsmen gathered Wednesday to honor New Yorkers who made the ultimate sacrifice, ahead of this Memorial Day weekend.