Members of the New York Army National Guard's 27th Brigade Combat Team prepare to depart their Forward Operating Base at Fort Bragg, N.C. for predeployment convoy training on Feb 20, 2008. The Soldiers are part of more than 1,400 troops from the brigade supporting Operation Enduring Freedom later this spring. The troops will deploy and provide mentoring and training for Afghan army and police forces as part of the Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix in Afghanistan. U.S. Army photo by Spc. John Smith (RELEASED).
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Washington Post -- Tue, 12 Dec 2017 Clarence Beavers, pioneering black paratrooper and smoke jumper, dies at 96 Clarence Beavers, the last surviving member of Americas first black parachute unit, a World War II test platoon that went on to battle fires caused by Japanese bombs and paved the way for... (more)
Daily Gazette -- Mon, 11 Dec 2017 Ballston Spa woman named to top Air National Guard position Command Chief Master Sgt. Amy Giaquinto, of Ballston Spa, is the first woman and the first Air National Guard member to serve as the top enlisted adviser to the Adjutant General of New York.... (more)
DemRochester Democrat and Chronicle -- Mon, 11 Dec 2017 Army Guard member Joseph Nelk of Pittsford dies in Ukraine A 21-year-old New York Army National Guard member who deployed to Ukraine as part of the 7th Army Training Command's Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine died on Sunday.