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  • New York's 105th Airlift Wing Plays Key Role in Air Defender

    STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, NEWBURGH, NEW YORK - Fifty Airmen assigned to the New York Air National Guard's 105th Airlift Wing are taking part in the largest NATO air forces deployment exercise ever held.Air Defender 2023, organized by the German Bundeswehr, involves 10,000 military personnel

  • National Guard Honors Fallen in Memorial Day Observances

    ARLINGTON, Va. - The National Guard is honoring service members who died for their country in Memorial Day observances across the country this weekend.“When we remember what the fallen have given us, when we remember why they served, when we remember what they gave up so we could be free, merely

  • Green Berets Train with New York Air Guard 106th Rescue Wing

    F.S. GABRESKI AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. – Rescue aircraft circled overhead and Green Berets dropped in to recover a simulated friendly casualty in a joint combat rescue exercise with the New York Air National Guard and Army National Guard Special Forces at Warren Grove Bombing Range, New Jersey,

  • National Guard Chief Recognizes New York Guard Recruiters

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, the top National Guard officer and a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, recognized six New York National Guard recruiters for their achievements during a conference May 10.The presentation followed a meeting with 14 adjutants general.Hokanson was

  • Guard Names State Partnership Program Partnerships of the Year

    DENVER – Following a busy year with engagements in Europe, South America and stateside, the Pennsylvania-Lithuania and New York-Brazil partnerships were named the Department of Defense National Guard State Partnership Program partnerships of the year for 2022.The winners were announced by National

  • Rescue Wing Trains with Marine Corps Reserve Helicopter Crews

    WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. - Airmen of the 101st Rescue Squadron from the New York Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing teamed with Marine Corps Reserve aviators for a training exercise at F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base Feb. 2.Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 773, known as the Red Dogs, is a

  • NY National Guard Mobilized 849 for Deadly Blizzard Response

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – Almost 850 New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen responded to the Christmas Eve storm that dumped 50 inches of snow on Buffalo and caused a 16-hour whiteout.Guard Soldiers and Airmen moved critical medical personnel to hospitals, cleared snow, rescued passengers from stranded

  • Guard Saved Lives, Property, Responding to 2022 Disasters

    ARLINGTON, Va. – With approximately 450,000 members, the National Guard plays a role in every element of the National Defense Strategy, including defending the homeland. Over half of its members were involved in lifesaving natural disaster responses in 2022.Throughout the year, 142,000 Guard members

  • New York National Guard Deploys for Snowstorm Response

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – Four hundred and sixty New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen were on state active duty Dec. 27 to help respond to the massive snowstorm that hit the Buffalo area over Christmas weekend.About 80 more troops were to be mobilized Dec. 27.Four feet of snow fell on the region along