HANCOCK FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Syracuse-- Italian Air Force Chief Warrant Officer Lorenzo Scafuto and Staff Sgt. Marco Redavide along with classmates U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. James Davison and Staff Sgt. Scott Koor work together on an MQ-9 while receiving instructions from their instructor Master Sgt. Scott Simpson at the Field Training Detachment (FTD) in Syracuse NY, on 20 Sept 2011. Scafuto and Redavide are the first Italian Air Force members to receive formal training on the MQ-9.
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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.