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National Guard Airman Fishes for A Compliment

SMITHTOWN-- New York Air National Guard Tech Sgt. Nate Dean,a member of the 106th Maintenance Operations Flight, displays his first fluke of the day,during the annual Soldiers on the Sound fishing trip organized for military members by the Smithtown Bay Yacht Club on July 24. The fish had to be thrown back because it was too small to keep.

Members of the 106th Rescue Wing, from F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base, were the majority of participants for the event which paired the Airmen with civilians who took them on their boat to fish.

The main fish the members sought to catch was the fluke. Out of the 18 boats which were deployed for the event only four regulation size fish were caught.

The winning fluke was caught by SSgt. Derek Wallace, 106th Vehicle Maintenance, and it measured 4 lbs 3 ounces.

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The Saratogian -- Sat, 21 Nov 2015 New Air Guard exhibit opens at New York State Military Museum SARATOGA SPRINGS-- A Soviet-made anti-aircraft gun captured by U.S. Marines during the 1991 Persian Gulf War is the focal point of a new exhibit at the New York State Military Museum, 61 Lake... (more)

Times Union -- Thu, 19 Nov 2015 Exhibit explores nearly 100 years of NY Air National Guard "Ever Upward: The History of the New York Air National Guard" is a new exhibit that opens Saturday in the New York State Military Museum on Lake Avenue in Saratoga Springs.

Air Force Magazine -- Tue, 17 Nov 2015 Last Viper from Syracuse The New York National Guard recently inaugurated a combat-veteran F-16A, now on display outside the state's Guard joint forces headquarters in Latham, N. Y.

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