WEST KINGSTON, RHODE ISLAND-- A group of U.S. Army and Partner Nation Paratroopers boards a CH-47 F Chinook Helicopter operated by the New York Army National Guard's Co. B 3rd Battalion 126th Aviation during Leapfest 2016 at the University of Rhode Island, West Kingston, R.I., August 6, 2016. Leapfest is the largest, longest standing, international static line parachute training event and competition hosted by the 56th Troop Command, Rhode Island Army National Guard to promote high level technical training and esprit de corps within the International Airborne community.
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NY National Guard In the News
Spectrum News -- Fri, 14 Jan 2022 With more than 15K deployed, National Guard now federally funded to aid hospitals With more than 15,000 National Guardsmen and women deployed across the country to aid states with the surging omicron variant, the troops are now also approved to assist in hospitals through... (more)
Rome Sentinel -- Tue, 11 Jan 2022 Remsen airman reenlists at 224th ADG LATHAM The New York Air National Guards 224th Air Defense Group (ADG) has announcement the reenlistment of Master Sgt. Rachael Alcorta of Remsen. Alcorta is the noncommissioned officer-in-charge... (more)
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)