QUEENS- New York Guard members assigned to the 15th Detachment of the 88th Area Command stand at parade rest during a change of command ceremony held at the Whitestone Armory on Jan. 26, 2020. Capt. Joseph Polcha was replaced as the detachment commander by 2nd Lt. Zachary Perkins. The New York Guard is the state's volunteer self-defense force which augments New York National Guard units during state emergencies.
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Stars and Stripes -- Tue, 31 Mar 2020 Nearly 15,000 troops are now deployed as National Guards mission expands to fight coronavirus A team of 19 Arizona National Guard soldiers built a 50-bed federal medical station overnight Sunday to begin supporting the Navajo Nation in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
CBS 6 -- Mon, 30 Mar 2020 National Guard turns Times Union Center into critical food hub (video) ALBANY NY (WRGB) - The Times Union Center--usually a hot spot for entertainment and sports- Now it's serving a hugely important purpose as a food hub! We first told you about the Albany County... (more)
Military Times -- Mon, 30 Mar 2020 Latest Guard update: More than 14,600 troops mobilized for COVID-19 response The number of Guard troops mobilized in the effort to cope with the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow. As of Sunday morning, more than 14,670 Air and Army National Guard professionals... (more)