105th Airlift Wing Hosts Family Readiness Race
STEWART ANGB, NEWBURGH, NY, June 29, 2009 -- Lead runners pass a 105th Airlift Wing recruiting trailer as Guardsmen, dependants, relatives and area running club members compete in the first Stewart C-5K fundraising run, a 5 Kilometer race held here on Sunday morning. 82 runners participated in the event which raised approximately $1,400 to be used by the NY National Guard Family Readiness Council to provide financial assistance to National Guard Soldiers, Airmen and their families during deployment emergencies. Kevin Portillo, nephew of Staff Sgt. Fernando Cruz, 105MXS, won the race in 17 minutes and 2 seconds. The C-5K was sponsored by the 105th Family Readiness Group and 105th First Sergeants Council.