NEW YORK-- New York Army National Guard Soldiers, from left, Private 1st Class Alex Bryers of Mastic Beach, Staff Sgt. Rosemary Taylor of Hillis and Spc. Adisha Donovan from Brooklyn all assist with the collection, sorting and distribution of donated toys and gifts at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan for Governor Andrew Cuomo’s “NY Gives Initiative,” providing state duties in support of the New York State Office of General Services to support the distribution of the donated items to families in need across the New York City region struck by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The Soldiers, part of the 222nd Chemical Company, based at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn, served for three days along with more than 50 other Soldiers to help bring holiday cheer to needy families across New York City and Westchester. Photo by 1st Lt. Mark Getman, 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation Regiment.
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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)
WTEN -- Fri, 22 May 2020 NY National Guard honors Memorial Day LATHAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) The New York National Guard honored fallen Guardsmen Friday with a smaller ceremony due to the coronavirus pandemic. The service was held at National Guard headquarters... (more)