NEW YORK -- New York Army National Guard Sgt. Neftali Perez, a member of Joint Task Force Empire Shield, stands guard near the ground zero subway station at the World Trade Center May 2. Perez and other members of the state’s security task force augmented law enforcement as the crowds gathered at the World Trade Center to note the death of Osama Bin Laden. Bin Laden and the Al Qaeda terrorist network attacked the city on September 11, 2001, killing nearly 3,000 innocent civilians. Photo by Warrant Officer Ubon Mendie, NY Guard.
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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)