GABRESKI AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Westhampton Beach-- Local officials gathered Saturday, May 2 along with members of the New York Air National Guard's 106th Rescue Wing to break ground for a new $14.56 million facility to house the wing's pararescue jumpers.
From left:Michael Jacobs, Chariman of the Board of the Friends of the 106th; Colonel Michael F. Canders of the 106th Rescue Wing; Representative Timothy Bishop; New York State Assemblyman Fred Thiele; Major John D. McElroy of the 103rd Rescue Squadron; and Supervisor for Racanelli Construction Keith Wood turn the first ceremonial ground.on May 2, 2009.
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WBFO -- Thu, 19 Oct 2017 Local NY National Guard members, supplies head to Puerto Rico for hurricane relief The island of Puerto Rico faces months of cleaning up and rebuilding following Hurricane Maria. On Thursday, 125 members of the New York Army National Guard flew out of the Niagara Falls... (more)
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