BUFFALO-- New York Air National Guard Colonel John Higgins, vice commander of the 107th Airlift Wing, salutes the gravesite of President Millard Fillmore, after presenting a wreath on behalf of President Barak Obama on Friday, Jan. 6, 2012. Military officers lay a wreath from the current President on the grave of past presidents on the anniversary of their birth.
Fillmore, who died in 1874 and served as president from 1850 to 1853 was born on Jan. 7. The wreathlaying was held in conjunction with the University of Buffalo which honors Fillmore, one of its founders, every year.
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Times Union -- Mon, 20 Jan 2020 DUTY CALLS: Air Guard general receives two medals upon retirement New York Air National Guard Brig. Gen. Shawn A. Clouthier, of Coxsackie, former commander of the 109th Airlift Wing, Scotia, has received his second Legion of Merit Medal and a New York State... (more)
Rome Sentinel -- Sat, 18 Jan 2020 EADS honors airmen, civilians for excellence LATHAM Diane Burton, of Sherrill, was named the Outstanding Civilian (Category I, GS-7 & below) for 2019 for the Eastern Air Defense Sector and the New York Air National Guards 224th... (more)
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