An LC-130 Skibird assigned to the New York Air National Guards 109th Airlift Wing takes off from Stratton Air National Guard Base in Scotia N.Y. on Monday October 28 2019 en route to McMurdo Station Antarctica. The trip will take approximately one week. The 109th which supports the U.S. Antarctic Program each year as part of the militarys Operation Deep Freeze will deploy five aircraft to Antarctica. About 600 Airmen will deploy between October 2019 and March 2020. ( U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Senior Master Sgt William Gizara)
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WNBC -- Sat, 28 Mar 2020 WATCH: Gov. Cuomos Powerful Address to National Guard New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made an emotional speech to the National Guard on Friday, thanking them for converting the Jacob K. Javits Center in Manhattan into a hospital.
CNCBC -- Sat, 28 Mar 2020 Coronavirus: Gov. Cuomo, the National Guard and FEMA transform the Javits Center into a hospital New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that the construction of a temporary hospital at the the Jacob K. Javits Center had been completed with the help of FEMA and the National Guard.... (more)
Nationalguard.mil -- Fri, 27 Mar 2020 NY National Guard doubles force responding to COVID-19 LATHAM, N.Y. The New York National Guard has doubled the number of members helping to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the state to more than 2,200 troops on duty.