COHOES, N.Y. - New York Air National Guard Master Sgt. Marlene C. Frankovic, a Stay on Track instructor with the New York National Guard Counterdrug Task Force, speaks to a classroom of children at Cohoes Middle School here Jan. 18. Frankovic, who has worked with the Counterdrug Task Force since 1996, told students various ways to say "no" to drug dealers. The Counterdrug Task Force reached more than 8,000 middle school students (grades 6,7 and 8) in 100 different schools in 2011 as part of its Drug Demand Reduction efforts.
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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.