PRETORIA SOUTH AFRICA- Four soldiers from the New York Army National Guard (NYARNG) got a chance to display their RQ-7B Shadow at the African Aerospace & Defense Expo held here from Sep. 17-21. Spc. Joseph Zuwiyya Staff Sgt. Glenn Follett Sgt. Timothy Strong and Sgt. Matthew Larue are all members of the 27th Brigade Special Troops Battalion. They along with more than 100 other US service members were invited by the South African government to display equipment for the trade show and are here to strengthen the relationship between the US through the State Partnership Program.
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USA Today Network -- Wed, 01 Dec 2021 Hochul deploying National Guard to aid short-staffed NY nursing homes. What to know Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday deployed 60 National Guard medical teams to aid nursing homes in New York facing staffing shortages amid surging COVID-19 infections. The medical teams will... (more)
Army.mil -- Wed, 01 Dec 2021 NY National Guard volunteers support Trees for Troops BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. Fifteen New York National Guard volunteers joined veterans at Ellms Tree Farm on Nov. 29 to load 110 Christmas trees as part of the Trees for Troops program. New York... (more)
Spectrum News -- Wed, 01 Dec 2021 State deploying 13 National Guard teams to help Monroe County hospitals ROCHESTER, N.Y. During a news conference on Wednesday in Rochester, New York Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin announced the state would be sending 13 National Guard teams to Monroe County to help... (more)