Senior Airman Douglas Whigham a civil engineer structures specialist assigned to the 107th Attack Wing Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station New York Air National Guard prepares bags to be filled with sand in response to the New York National Guard activation Gov. Andrew Cuomo initiated on May 6 for the flooding occurring along Lake Ontario at the Department of Transportation Albion N.Y. May 13 2019. Members of the New York National Air National Guard are able to fill around 5000 sandbags a day from Albion which are then taken to vulnerable areas around the Lake Ontario shoreline including homes and businesses.
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101WINS -- Wed, 05 Aug 2020 Cuomo declares State of Emergency for NYC, Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland counties NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday declared a State of Emergency for New York City as well as Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk, and Rockland counties in order to provide local... (more)
National Guard.mil, -- Tue, 04 Aug 2020 174th MXG hot-pit maintenance key to Northern Strike 20 ALPENA, Mich. A significant portion of Northern Strikes joint fires readiness training depends on airpower and the close air support it provides. These capabilities are present, thanks in... (more)
Stars and Stripes -- Tue, 04 Aug 2020 Coronavirus mission for most National Guard troops is extended through Christmas WASHINGTON Nearly 25,000 National Guard troops serving on coronavirus missions throughout the country have had their deployments extended through Christmas, the White House announced Tuesday. But... (more)