Senior Airman Douglas Whigham a civil engineer structures specialist assigned to the 107th Attack Wing Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station New York Air National Guard prepares bags to be filled with sand in response to the New York National Guard activation Gov. Andrew Cuomo initiated on May 6 for the flooding occurring along Lake Ontario at the Department of Transportation Albion N.Y. May 13 2019. Members of the New York National Air National Guard are able to fill around 5000 sandbags a day from Albion which are then taken to vulnerable areas around the Lake Ontario shoreline including homes and businesses.
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NY 1 -- Sun, 12 Jan 2020 New York National Guard Troops Prepare for Middle East Deployment STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - Members of the New York National Guard said goodbye to loved ones Saturday as they prepare for deployment to the Middle East.
WRGB -- Sat, 11 Jan 2020 National Guard soldiers deploy from Capital Region at Siena College ceremony LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) Today 200 New York National Guard soldiers said goodbye to their loved ones at a deployment ceremony at Siena College. News10 was there and spoke to one mother... (more)
Spectrum News -- Sat, 11 Jan 2020 New York's National Guard 42nd Infantry Prepares for Deployment to the Middle East Eighty New York National Guard soldiers assigned to the 42nd Infantry Division said goodbye to family members as they prepare for deployment to the Middle East. Soldiers and their families... (more)