SHARABOT, Afghanistan-- New York Army National Guard Col. Alden Saddlemire (Center), a member of the New York Stability Transition Team, drinks chia(tea) with local leaders here during a shura held on March 21. Saddlemire is flanked by the local governor and police chief and was accompanied by Army Col. Gary Johnson, commander of the 504th Battlefield Survelliance Brigade. Saddlemire and two other members of the New York STT are assigned to work with local officials and NATO and US military units to build governance and police capacity.
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Associated Press -- Sat, 03 Dec 2016 NY Army National Guard support unit getting new commander CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Army National Guard unit that provides military police, transportation and other support elements is getting a new commander.
Associated Press -- Fri, 02 Dec 2016 NY-based Air Guard Unit Rescues Buzz Aldrin from South Pole GLENVILLE, N.Y. The U.S. military air crew that evacuated former astronaut Buzz Aldrin from the South Pole is a New York-based National Guard unit that specializes in missions to some of... (more)
Time Warner Cable News -- Thu, 01 Dec 2016 Out of This World: Astronaut Legend Buzz Aldrin Saved by Scotia's 109th Airlift Wing One of the first men to walk on the surface of the moon was medically evacuated from the South Pole and hospitalized Thursday -- some New York National Guard members aided in that effort.