Maj. Gen. Jack Briggs, left, Director of Operations for Headquarters U.S Northern Command, visits with New York Army National Guard Soldiers on security duties at New York’s Pennsylvania Station rail hub. The Soldiers are part of Joint Task Force Empire Shield, a security enhancement force performing state active duty in New York City to augment law enforcement. Some 500 Soldiers and Airmen are currently serving on the task force and surged operations November 26 in support of the busiest travel day in the city.
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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.