POTCHEFSTROOM, SOUTH AFRICA--New York Army National Guard Soldiers and Airmen pose for a group photo on the range in Potchefstroom South Africa during the South African Military Skills Competition on October 24 2019. The New York Army and Air National Guard sent five Soldiers and five Airmen to participate in the competition which also included teams from the United Kingdom Germany the Congo and Nigeria as well as South African teams. The New York National Guard has been linked to the South African National Defence Force through a State Partnership Program since 2003.
DMNA Press Releases
NY National Guard In the News
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.