ALBANY--Army Major General Ray Shields the Adjutant General of New York meets New York Air National Guard Airmen assisting the Department of Healths Wadsworth Laboratory in assembling COVID-19 test kits for distribution across the state at the Sage Colleges building which was formeraly the New Scotland Avenue Armory in Albany N.Y. on April 9 2020. The 30 Soldiers and Airmen on the mission part of a contingent of 3400 New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen mobilized by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to help respond to the COVID-19 pandemic assembled 20000 kits that day.
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defense.gov -- Mon, 01 Jun 2020 Honor Guard Soldiers Continue Performing Final Salutes During COVID-19 On a warm and cloudy morning, Army Sgt. Nikole Clark and Army Spc. Austin Dycha stepped out of their cars at Holy Cross Cemetery in Lackawanna, New York, to conduct a funeral ceremony in honor... (more)
Riverhead News-Review -- Tue, 26 May 2020 Col. Shawn Fitzgerald of Cutchogue to become new commander of 106th Rescue Wing New York Air National Guard Col. Shawn Fitzgerald will become the next commander of the 106th Rescue Wing based in Westhampton Beach, the Air Force announced last week. Col. Fitzgerald, who... (more)
WVIB -- Mon, 25 May 2020 New Yorks National Guard is helping get COVID 19 test kits to communities in need NIAGARA FALLS N.Y. (WIVB) Members of the National Guard had the task this weekend of packaging about 350,000 COVID-19 testing kits. They had three days to get the job done and were able to... (more)