STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Newburgh, N.Y.--Members of the New York Air National Guard’s 105th Airlift Wing stand in formation before one of the wing’s new C-17s during a ceremony held on Saturday August 6 to mark the transition from the C-5A Galaxy to the C-17 Globemaster III. "Time marches on. The C-5As are 43 years old," said Brig. Gen. Verle Johnston, commander of the 105th Airlift Wing. "[The C-17] will be the perfect airplane and our wing will learn to love it."
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Fort Hood Sentinel -- Thu, 27 Oct 2016 'Harlem Hellfighters' train for Kuwait Soldiers from the 369th Sustainment Brigade recently completed their final phase of training at Fort Hood, in preparation for deployment to Kuwait.
Times Union -- Wed, 26 Oct 2016 Women Who Serve: LTC Lynn Currier and MSG Lisa Currier: Twin sisters serve in the NY Army National Guard and Active Guard Reserve MSG Lisa Currier, Active Guard Reserve LTC Lynn Currier, Federal Technician, New York Army National Guard These identical twins enlisted in the Army in 1986 as a way to pay off student loans,... (more)
Saratogian -- Wed, 26 Oct 2016 South Africa, U.S. defense leaders meet in Saratoga Springs SARATOGA SPRINGS -- A new chapter in local military history is taking shape this week as high-ranking U.S. and South African officials are meeting to discuss common security issues.