An F-16C of the New York Air National Guard's 174th Fighter Wing leaps into the air Tuesday, October 14, en route to Edwards Air Force Base, California, as the unit began saying goodbye to the fighter bombers it has operated since 1988 at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base in Syracuse.
The 174th which flew combat patrols in Iraq this summer, is due to being operating the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle in 2010.
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Fort Hood Sentinel -- Thu, 27 Oct 2016 'Harlem Hellfighters' train for Kuwait Soldiers from the 369th Sustainment Brigade recently completed their final phase of training at Fort Hood, in preparation for deployment to Kuwait.
Times Union -- Wed, 26 Oct 2016 Women Who Serve: LTC Lynn Currier and MSG Lisa Currier: Twin sisters serve in the NY Army National Guard and Active Guard Reserve MSG Lisa Currier, Active Guard Reserve LTC Lynn Currier, Federal Technician, New York Army National Guard These identical twins enlisted in the Army in 1986 as a way to pay off student loans,... (more)
Saratogian -- Wed, 26 Oct 2016 South Africa, U.S. defense leaders meet in Saratoga Springs SARATOGA SPRINGS -- A new chapter in local military history is taking shape this week as high-ranking U.S. and South African officials are meeting to discuss common security issues.