CHEEKTOWAGA-- Two New York Army National Guard Soldiers from the 2nd Squadron 101st Cavalry man a traffic control point along the New York State Thruway in Cheektowaga on Friday, Jan. 9. After Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo ordered the Thruway closed due to road conditions on Thursday night, Jan.8, New York National Guard members on State Active Duty assisted the Thruway Authority and the New York State Police in closing the highway to traffic. The 107th Airlift Wing and 105th Military Police company also took part in the mission.
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Business Insider -- Thu, 30 Dec 2021 Why the National Guard is driving school buses and working in nursing homes during the labor crisis From Minnesota to New York, governors have activated the National Guard to ease labor shortages. In Massachusetts, over 200 troops were deployed to drive school buses. Here's how and why... (more)
Connecting Vets. com, -- Wed, 29 Dec 2021 New York Guard provides relief to upstate nursing home Eighteen New York National Guard medics and medical technicians on duty at a Syracuse area nursing home are opening up more care slots in the regions medical system, according to Dr. Kimberly... (more)
ANG.AF/MIL -- Mon, 27 Dec 2021 NYNG honors more than 10,000 veterans with military funerals LATHAM, N.Y. - New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen provided military funeral services for more than 10,000 families in 2021.