HANCOCK FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Syracuse - Lieutenant Colonel David S. Brenton, a fighter pilot with the 174th Fighter Wing, 138th Fighter Squadron, Hancock Field poses with the F-16 Fighting Falcon that would soon fly him over the 4000 hour mark inside it's cockpit.
Brenton became only the 25th F-16 pilot in the world to pass this astonishing milestone and only the 22nd American pilot to accomplish this incredible feat on Saturday, Aug. 8
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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.