OLD WESTBURY--Major General Ray Shields the Adjutant General of New York, speaks with New York Army National Guard 1st Lt. Mae Battaglia, a member of the 152nd Brigade Engineer Battalion, who is assigned to control access at the alternative care facility constructed at the State University of New York Old Westbury campus by the Army Corps of Engineers in Old Westbury on Long Island on April 28 2020. Shields journeyed to Long Island along with Command Sgt. Major David Piwowarski and Major General Tim LaBarge the commmander of the New York Air National Guard to meet with Soldiers and Airmen mobilized for the COVID19 pandemic response mission. The Old Westbury facility was built so it could be equipped and staffed as an overflow hospital is necessary.
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Daily Gazette -- Sun, 02 Aug 2020 109th Airlift Wing in Glenville preps for critical Greenland resupply missions In what would normally take place during a five-month span, the National Guards 109th Airlift Wing will commence resupply missions to Greenland on Tuesday, fitting 25 flights into just three... (more)
News10.com -- Sat, 01 Aug 2020 National Guard soldiers at Queensbury Armory deploying to Middle East QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) Fifty-five New York Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 466th Area Support Medical Company will mobilize for service on Sunday. The company is holding... (more)
News 12 Westchester -- Fri, 31 Jul 2020 Westchester soldier wins the NY Army National Guards Best Warrior Competition An award-winning soldier from Westchester was announced as the winner of the New York Army National Guard's Best Warrior Competition. Cpl. Troy Perez, of Yorktown Heights, competed with... (more)