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New York Guardsmen Aid Afghan Villagers

New York Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Brian Coons, speaks to Mohamed Faroq ? one of the Khvajeh Ghar Village spokesmen ? to gather sewer, water, electric, academics, and trash data relating to the town. Coons, with the New York Army National Guard?s 106th Regional Training Institute, planned the early morning mission. ?It helps to search out the village elders first,? said Coons, 42, from Pine Plains, N.Y. ?It sets a positive tone for the relationship.

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Army Times -- Fri, 26 May 2017 New York National Guard leaders visit troops serving in Kuwait CAMP ARIFIJAN, KUWAIT Maj. Gen. Anthony German, the adjutant general of New York, got a firsthand look at the missions New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are conducting during a... (more)

Altus (Oklahoma) Times -- Fri, 26 May 2017 From 'Lost Boy' to citizen airman, Sudanese immigrant joins New York Air STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. - Thirty years ago and 6,000 miles away, Airman 1st Class Francis Andrew was a seven-year-old "Lost Boy." Andrew was one of about 20,000 Sundanese... (more)

WRGB -- Thu, 25 May 2017 New York National Guard marks Memorial Day with ceremony LATHAM, NY (WRGB)--National Guardsmen gathered Wednesday to honor New Yorkers who made the ultimate sacrifice, ahead of this Memorial Day weekend.

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