NEW YORK--A New York National Guard Soldier and Airman assigned to Joint Task Force Empire Shield keep an eye on the crowd coming and going in New York Citys Pennsylvania Station Amtrak terminal on Tuesday Dec. 23 2014. The two are part of the New York National Guards 500-member State Active Duty force that assists the Metropolitan Transit Authority Police Department the Bridge and Port Authority Police Department and the Amtrak Police at New York Citys airports and key transit terminals. The uniformed National Guard members do not have arrest authority but provide additional eyes and assist police when requested.
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Rome Sentinel -- Wed, 16 Jun 2021 Whitesboro man receives promotion to senior master sergeant LATHAM Airman John McCormick, of Whitesboro, has been promoted to the rank of senior master sergeant at the 224th Air Defense Group during a recent ceremony, according to an announcement... (more)
Army.mil, -- Wed, 16 Jun 2021 New York National Guard celebrates Army birthday LATHAM, N.Y. An Army warrant officer who has been in uniform since 1978 and a private first class who has served just over a year joined forces to cut the Army birthday cake during the New... (more)
Patch.com -- Tue, 15 Jun 2021 NY Will Close COVID Testing Site, Return Glen Island To County NEW ROCHELLE, NY The first drive-through coronavirus testing site opened in New York will close on June 25. The end of testing at the Westchester County park marks something of a milestone.... (more)