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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NationalGuard.mil -- Mon, 19 Oct 2020 NY Army Guard has 1st 'street to seat' Black Hawk pilot LATHAM, N.Y. Lars Olson, a 23-year-old who is going directly from street to seat to become a New York Army National Guard UH-60 helicopter pilot, was recognized during an Oct. 16 ceremony... (more)
Nationalguard.mil -- Mon, 19 Oct 2020 NY National Guard continues statewide COVID-19 response LATHAM, N.Y. More than 1,300 members of the New York National Guard remain on duty for the state'sCOVID-19 response, 225 days after initial operations began in New Rochelle in early March. Since... (more)
Times Union -- Mon, 19 Oct 2020 Duty Calls: Top enlisted Air Guard leader retires : New York Air National Guard Command Chief Master Sgt. Maureen Dooley honored New York Air National Guard Command Chief Master Sgt. Maureen Dooley has been honored during her retirement testimony at New York National Guard Headquarters in Latham. Dooley was recognized... (more)