FORT HAMILTON, Brooklyn--U.S. Representative Michael Grimm meets with members of the New York National Guard’s Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support team here on Friday, April 19. The 22 Army and Air National Guard members are trained to detect and identify chemical, biological and radiological agents when requested by civil authorities. Grimm, who represents the Fort Hamilton area presented the Guardsmen with a Congressional Proclaimation thanking them for their service during Hurricane Sandy and during the response to the Boston Marathon Bombing on April 15. A team from the 24th CST was already on hand that day to assist their Massachusetts counterparts.
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CBS 6 -- Wed, 20 Jan 2021 Hundreds from New York among National Guard on inauguration duty CAPITAL REGION, NY (WRGB) The country prides itself on a peaceful transition of power and in a year of division and unrest, the National Guard was at the ready to ensure that happened Wednesday.... (more)
NationalGuard.mil -- Fri, 15 Jan 2021 New York National Guard helps open massive vaccination site NEW YORK The New York National Guard is back at New Yorks Jacob Javits Convention Center, helping to turn what was a COVID-19 hospital in 2020 into a mass vaccination site in 2021.
NationalGuard.mil -- Thu, 14 Jan 2021 NYNG Soldier aids stranded family during holiday travels BUFFALO, N.Y. A New York Army National Guard Soldier on duty at Buffalo International Airport the day after Christmas went above and beyond the call of duty to help a stranded passenger and... (more)