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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nationalguard.mil -- Thu, 14 Jun 2018 N.Y. Guard Civil Support Team gets wet to prep for missions BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Once a year, members of the New York National Guard's 24th Civil Support Team jump out of a perfectly good helicopter and into the waters of Gravesend Bay off the southern... (more)
Libn.com -- Thu, 14 Jun 2018 Road being renamed for Christopher Raguso, killed in Iraq The New York State Senate has passed legislation that would rename a portion of Jericho Turnpike in honor of Commack resident Christopher Raguso, a New York City Fire Department fire fighter... (more)
Army.mil -- Tue, 12 Jun 2018 Fort Hamilton museum director relives New York WWI Soldier's journey In summer 2017, Justin Batt, the director of the Harbor Defense Museum at Fort Hamilton, New York, met a member of the New York Army National Guard's 13th Coastal Artillery.