NEW YORK--New York Air National Guard Airmen assigned to the New York State vaccination site at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan marked the last day that the Airman Battle Uniform introduced in 2007 could be officially worn on March 31 2021. Pictured are from left Lt. Col. Ernest Lancto a member of the 174th Attack Wing; Staff Sergeant Meraldo Delgado of the 105 Airlift Wing; Tech. Sergeant Christopher Coolbaugh a member of the 105th Airlift Wing; and Major Major Alison Becker a member of the 224th Air Defense Group. The older uniform has been replaced by the Operational Camouflage Pattern uniform developed by the Army.
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USA Today -- Wed, 20 Oct 2021 Fact check: National Guard members would need vaccination to help with New York health care The claim: Nurses fired for refusing vaccine in New York can be replaced by unvaccinated National Guard members The vaccine mandate for New York health care workers has sparked a misinformed... (more)
Accuweather, -- Wed, 20 Oct 2021 New York National Guard trains with Brazil (Video) A pilot with the 106th Rescue Wing says this type of training helps improve techniques during combat missions and for severe weather operations too.
TBR NewsMedia, -- Mon, 18 Oct 2021 Student volunteers clean up Smithtowns Long Beach On Saturday, Sept. 25, approximately 40 Town of Smithtown Youth & Community Alliance student-volunteers joined up with members of the National Guard Counterdrug Task Force, in conjunction... (more)