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  • New York National Guard Headquarters Staff Marks Memorial Day

    LATHAM, N.Y. - The New York National Guard’s headquarters staff marked Memorial Day with a short ceremony May 23.Brig. Gen. Isabel Smith, the director of joint staff, spoke briefly about the importance of Memorial Day.“We pay honor and tribute to properly thank these heroes, who have done so much to

  • Maryland Guard, Bosnia and Herzegovina Conduct JTAC Training

    WARREN GROVE, N.J. - Joint Terminal Attack Controllers from the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina participated in their first live-fire training exercise with state partner the Maryland National Guard April 2-6 at the New Jersey Air National Guard’s Warren Grove Gunnery Range during Deliberate

  • National Guard-led Space Exercise Helps Build Programs for NATO Partners

    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – About 50 members of the Air National Guard and Romanian and Polish Armed Forces focused on space as a warfighting domain during exercise Vulcan Guard Bolt 6 at NATO’s Allied Air Command in late March. The sixth iteration of the National Guard-led series underscored

  • New York Guard Civil Support Team Trains Aboard Ship

    ALBANY, N.Y. - Twenty-one Soldiers and Airmen assigned to the New York National Guard’s 2nd Civil Support Team tested their ability to detect weapons of mass destruction aboard a World War II destroyer docked in downtown Albany.During the March 28 exercise, three teams of two to three personnel used

  • New York National Guard Responds to Winter Storm in Western New York

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – The New York National Guard activated 132 Soldiers and Airmen to help local officials deal with a winter storm that hit Buffalo the weekend of Jan. 13-15.The storm dumped 17 inches of snow on the region, with temperatures as low as 9 degrees Fahrenheit and winds up to 40 mph. Gov.

  • The 174th Attack Wing Celebrates Opening of New Main Gate

    HANCOCK FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, NY -- New York Air National Guard Airmen stationed at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base held an installation entry control point (main gate) grand opening ceremony Dec. 14, 2023.The new $4.5 million main gate will benefit the uniformed service members and

  • New York National Guard Conducts Over 9,000 Military Funerals

    LATHAM, New York - New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen expect to provide military funeral honors for the families of over 9,000 veterans by the end of 2023.Federal law requires the military to provide honors at the funerals of any former members of the U.S. military not dishonorably

  • Guard’s Past, Present, Future, Linked in Vice Chief’s New York Visit

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. – The National Guard is the nation’s oldest military organization, tracing its roots back to 1636, and Air Force Lt. Gen. Marc Sasseville educated the Guard’s newest enlistees about its storied history on its birthday.“For 387 years, we've had men and women answering the call to serve

  • New York National Guard, Danish Military Plan Joint Training

    LATHAM, N.Y. - The New York National Guard and the Danish military command responsible for patrolling Greenland plan to conduct joint training, key leader discussions and exchanges in 2024 and 2025.The immediate goal for the partnership, initialed during a meeting at New York National Guard

  • NY Guardsmen Help 10th Mountain Division Soldiers Test CBRN Skills

    LATHAM, N.Y. – Ten Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division’s Dismounted Chemical Reconnaissance Team refined their skills alongside 16 Airmen and Soldiers from the New York National Guard’s 2nd Civil Support Team Nov. 14-16.The event at the Colonie Fire Training Center presented the Active Duty