NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, N.Y. - New York Air National Guard Technical Sgt. Richard Ball of Tonawanda, N.Y. and a member of the 107th Airlift Wing, packs his cold weather gear Jan. 7 in preparation for missions as part of the New York National Guard initial response force for Operation Polar Vortex. With heavy lake effect snows and wind chill warnings forecasting three feet of snow and temperatures at or below zero, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo mobilized 300 members of the New York National Guard to prepare to assist civil authorities during the storm’s passage this week. Members of the New York National Guard’s 107th Airlift Wing in Niagara Falls, 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry and 105th Military Police Company in Buffalo and the 174th Attack Wing in Syracuse will all provide Soldiers and Airmen along with vehicles to support local authorities as needed.
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WNYT -- Mon, 23 Jul 2018 Troy-based National Guard Infantry Division headed to France to commemorate World War One (video) TROY, N.Y. - 25 soldiers from the New York National Guard's 42nd Infantry Division will head to France Monday.
Associated Press -- Sat, 21 Jul 2018 10 NY National Guard helicopters fly to California fort LATHAM, N.Y. (AP) - Ten New York Army National Guard helicopters are flying 70 soldiers to California for training.
National Guard.mil -- Fri, 20 Jul 2018 N.Y. Air Guard pilot takes'final flight' to end 33-year run STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y.After a 33-year career that included two years at the U.S. embassy in South Africa, a very cold night on an Antarctic glacier after an unplanned landing,... (more)