FONDA FAIRGROUNDS FONDA NY - Members of the New York National Guard help build food packages as part of a Joint Task Force food delivery mission at the Fonda Fairgrounds in Fonda, N.Y. on June 19, 2020. Residents of Montgomery County and surrounding areas have been adversely impacted by the health and economic stresses caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. Local officials have organized to assist with a drive thru food distribution event to mitigate the impact. Specifically a drive-thru food pantry at the Fonda Fairgrounds. The members are just a part of 3000 Soldiers and Airmen currently on duty as part of New Yorks response to COVID-19.
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National Guard.mil -- Thu, 02 Jul 2020 NY National Guard Soldier's WWI story told in digital comic LATHAM, N.Y. Sgt. Henry Johnson, the Albany resident whose World War I service in the New York National Guards 369th Infantry Regiment was recognized with the Medal of Honor almost a century... (more)
WRGB -- Mon, 29 Jun 2020 Community Hero: Staff Sergeant Sarah Silvernail Staff Sergeant Sarah Silvernail, 105th Airlift Wing, New York Air National Guard was nominated by her dad who shared that Sarahs latest mission was performing COVID 19 testing at the testing... (more)
Times Union -- Mon, 29 Jun 2020 Duty Calls: Officer in Kuwait gets to see his new child via smartphone: Major in Kuwait saw scene of birth via home security system, phone Even though New York Army National Guard Maj. Michael C. Costello of Guilderland was on duty 6,128 miles from home, he didn't miss seeing his new daughter right after she was born. The 42nd... (more)