Governor Cuomo Deploys New York Air National Guard Personnel and Aircraft to Assist In Hurricane Harvey Response

More than 100 Airmen, as well as Aircraft and Vessels Deployed Following Governor Cuomo’s Pledge of Support to Texas and Louisiana Governors

On Saturday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo deployed aircraft, vessels, and Airmen from the 106th Rescue Wing of the New York Air National Guard to help the Hurricane Harvey response in Texas and Louisiana.

New York Air National Guard

The personnel and aircraft include 104 Air Guard personnel, including rescue teams, maintenance and support staff, three rescue helicopters, one rescue plane and several boats and watercraft and are being deployed from Francis S. Gabreski Airport to Fort Hood to aid in the recovery efforts.