NY guard on holiday duty at airports, stations

November 24, 2011 4:48:11 AM PST
The New York National Guard says it will have more than 250 troops on duty for the Thanksgiving holiday helping provide security at airports and train stations in New York City.

Guard personnel will join city and Port Authority police and other law enforcement agencies in protecting holiday travelers.

According to the state Division of Military and Naval Affairs, guard members will be on duty at LaGuardia and JFK airports in Queens, at Grand Central Station, Penn Station and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan and at the Queens Midtown Tunnel.