STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Newburgh-- Members of New York Task Force 1, the New York City Urban Search and Rescue Team, roll through the gates of Stewart Air National Guard Base on Thursday, Jan. 14, to prepare for a possible deployment to Haiti.
The team brought their equipment and personnel to the base, 70 miles north of New York City, to wait for pickup. Members of the 105th Airlift Wing of the New York Air National Guard secured their gear and stand prepared to assist in helping them depart for Haiti when an aircraft is available.
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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)
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