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  • New York National Guard Assists with Tornado Recovery Effort

    ROME, N.Y. - Dozens of New York National Guard members spent three days cleaning up debris caused by a tornado that hit the city the evening of July 16.The 174th Attack Wing based at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base deployed 25 Airmen, while the 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry, headquartered in

  • NY Guard Civil Support Teams Learn from Brazilian Counterparts

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Thirty-five New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen worked with Brazilian soldiers to secure a major soccer tournament from a chemical, biological or radiological attack.The members of the New York National Guard’s 2nd and 24th Civil Support Teams, who specialize in

  • New York National Guard Enters State Partnership with Sweden

    NEW YORK - New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the signing of a state partnership agreement between the New York National Guard and Sweden as part of the State Partnership Program.Maj. Gen. Raymond Shields, the adjutant general of New York, and Marcos Soler, deputy secretary for public safety of

  • 106th Rescue Wing Conducts Comprehensive Rescue Training

    WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. - New York Air National Guard members assigned to the 106th Rescue Wing participated in a combat search and rescue exercise May 4.The exercise at Francis S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base involved Airmen from the 102nd Rescue Squadron, which flies HC-130J Combat King II

  • 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