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  • NYNG collects 3 million-plus health forms from travelers

    NEW YORK – Between Oct. 16 and April 1, New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen collected health information from travelers more than 3 million times.The mission began when Gov. Andrew Mr. Cuomo announced quarantine policies for travelers entering New York. It ended when the quarantine policy

  • 14th CST all-hazards response team is ready and relevant

    WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. - The Connecticut National Guard's 14th Civil Support Team showcased its skills in a Training Proficiency Evaluation conducted by a U.S. Army North team March 22-26. The USARNORTH scenario, designed to challenge the Soldiers and Airmen of the 14th CST, included injects for hot

  • 107th Attack Wing honors President Fillmore on birthday

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – The commander of the 107th Mission Support Group of the New York National Guard’s 107th Attack Wing honored the nation’s 13th president, Millard Fillmore, on his 221st birthday with a wreath-laying ceremony at his grave.Col. Steven Hefferon, representing President Donald Trump,

  • Virginia National Guard supporting security in Washington

    RICHMOND, Va. — More than 2,000 members of the Virginia National Guard are on the ground in Washington to assist law enforcement with security, joining a total National Guard force expected to top 7,000. The Soldiers and Airmen will help protect property and provide a safe environment for people to

  • New York National Guard begins COVID-19 vaccinations

    WATERVLIET, N.Y. – Almost 1,000 New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen were vaccinated against COVID-19 Dec. 17-20 as part of a Department of Defense (DOD) pilot program at 16 locations worldwide. Priority for the vaccine went to Army and Air Guard health care providers and personnel assigned

  • NY National Guard's oldest, youngest mark Guard's birthday

    LATHAM, New York – A 60-year old retired Army sergeant major who responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks and served in Afghanistan, a 22-year old Airman who graduated from Brazil's tough jungle warfare school, and a new 18-year old Army Guard recruit represented the past and future of the National

  • New York National Guard honors 8th president on his birthday

    KINDERHOOK, N.Y. – New York National Guard Airmen honored Martin Van Buren, the nation's eighth president, on Dec. 5 in the Hudson Valley village where he was born and died.Brig. Gen. Michael Bank, the assistant adjutant general-air for the New York National Guard, joined Command Chief Master Sgt.

  • Guard members help spread socially distant holiday cheer

    BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. – More than 20 volunteers from the New York Army and Air National Guard joined area veterans and fellow service members at Ellms Tree Farm to load 125 Christmas trees in support of the national Trees for Troops charitable effort on Nov. 30.This marks 16 years of military members

  • New York Guard's 2nd CST conducts disaster response training

    ROTTERDAM, N.Y. – More than 20 Airmen and Soldiers from the New York National Guard’s 2nd Civil Support Team (CST) deployed to an abandoned office building to search for a simulated blister agent lab during training on Nov. 10. Based at Stratton Air National Guard Base in Scotia, New York, the team

  • NY National Guard supports COVID-19 travel safety operations

    Passengers getting off airplanes coming from outside New York are being greeted by New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen helping the Department of Health enforce New York’s COVID-19 travel restrictions.Since Oct. 16, Soldiers and Airmen at airports across the state have been ensuring that