GLENVILLE- Airmen from the 109th Airlift Wing provide funeral honors for New York Air National Guard Staff Sgt. George Girtler on January 31, 2020 at St. Anthony Cemetery, Glenville, N.Y. Girtler, a mechanic in the wing, died of a pulmonary embolism on January 11 while deployed to McMurdo Station, Antarctica with other members of the 109th Airlift Wing. Girtler, age 37,was an aircraft electrical and environmental specialist.
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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.