PRATTVILLE--Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano thanks New York Army National Guard Specialist Whitnee McKinney for her service during a visit here on August 31 as Brig. Gen. Michael Swezey, the commander of Joint Task Force Irene, the New York National Guard force which responded to Hurricane Irene looks on. Napolitano visited Prattsville with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Federal Emergency Management Administration head Craig Fulgate to better understand the damage done by flooding in the area. New York Army National Guard UH-60s flew the team to the location.
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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)