WESTHAMPTON BEACH--Eleanor C Faust, a Womens Air Force Service Pilot (WASP) during World War II visits the 106th Rescue Wing at F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Station on April 10, 2012. Faust visited the wing along with members of the Civil Air Patrol. She spoke to the cadets about her experiences. During World War II WASP members acted as test pilots, ferried aircraft around the country and towed aerial gunnery targets.
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Army Times -- Fri, 26 May 2017 New York National Guard leaders visit troops serving in Kuwait CAMP ARIFIJAN, KUWAIT Maj. Gen. Anthony German, the adjutant general of New York, got a firsthand look at the missions New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are conducting during a... (more)
Altus (Oklahoma) Times -- Fri, 26 May 2017 From 'Lost Boy' to citizen airman, Sudanese immigrant joins New York Air STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. - Thirty years ago and 6,000 miles away, Airman 1st Class Francis Andrew was a seven-year-old "Lost Boy." Andrew was one of about 20,000 Sundanese... (more)
WRGB -- Thu, 25 May 2017 New York National Guard marks Memorial Day with ceremony LATHAM, NY (WRGB)--National Guardsmen gathered Wednesday to honor New Yorkers who made the ultimate sacrifice, ahead of this Memorial Day weekend.