NEW YORK -- New York Army National Guard Pfc. Mimmo Pirrone, an aircraft structural repairer with Company B, 642nd Aviation Support Battalion, distributes flashlights and batteries to local residents in Queens over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Nov. 25. Nearly 750 Citizen Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard remain deployed in New York City helping residents recover from the aftermath of hurricane Sandy. At its peak, more than 5,000 Soldiers, Airmen, Naval Militia Sailors, Marines and New York Guard volunteers have been on duty to assist in the relief efforts. U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Peter Towse, 42nd Infantry Division.
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WABC -- Mon, 25 Sep 2017 Riding along with NY Air National Guard in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (WABC) -- A C-17 cargo plane and five men on a mission. Eyewitness News caught up with the New York Air National Guard 105th Air Wing shortly after they landed in San... (more)
Times Union -- Sun, 24 Sep 2017 Duty Calls: Niskayuna soldier leading helicopter battalion New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Jason Lefton of Niskayuna, an Iraq War veteran, has assumed command of the 3rd Battalion, 142nd Assault Helicopter Regiment, which flies UH-60 Blackhawks,... (more)
Spectrum News -- Fri, 22 Sep 2017 Cuomo joins emergency relief team in Puerto Rico Governor Andrew Cuomo traveled with a team of emergency response officials to help restore power to areas of Puerto Rico still in the dark. NY1's Michael Herzenberg reports.