MCMURDO BASE, Antarctica--Major General Patrick Murphy (left) the Adjutant General of New York, speaks with members of the New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing at McMurdo Base in Antarctica prior to boarding an LC-130 for a flight to the South Pole on January 31.
Murphy visited the Antarctic to get a first-hand look at the vital mission the Schenectady-based 109th handles each year when it flies supplies and people around the continent in support of National Science Foundations Missions. Every component of the Amundsen-Scott Station the United States maintains at the bottom of the world was flown in by a New York Air National Guard aircraft.
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Nyack Patch -- Wed, 18 Jul 2018 Promotions For Local Members Of NY National Guard Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability, and development potential.
Times Union -- Wed, 18 Jul 2018 Schoharie Co. resident ends military career with flight over Scotia SCOTIA - New York Air National Guard Lt. Col. Dave Panzera, who piloted LC-130 "Ski Birds" to Antarctica for two decades, made his final Air Force flight on Tuesday with his father... (more)
Eagle News -- Tue, 17 Jul 2018 Area National Guard members promoted Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for... (more)