Western New York Guardsmen Represent State.
CAMP ROBINSON, ARKANSAS-- Eight Army and Air National Guardsmen from Western New York represented New York at York at the annual Winston P. Wilson National shooting competition in Arkansas the last week in April.
The Airmen from the 107th Airlift Wing at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station and the Soldiers from the 152nd Engineer Company, headquartered at the Connecticut Street Armory in Buffalo, were among 400 participants in the annual Skill at Arms Match held at Camp Robinson in Little Rock from April 22 to 28.
Members of the New York National Guard Winston P. Wilson Match Team are, from left rear row: Air National Guard Master Sgt. Edward Stefik, Army National Guard Sgt. Timothy Jacobson, Army National Guard Sgt. John Row, Air National Guard Tech Sgt. Christopher Doherty, Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Brian Aldinger and New York State Command Sergent Major William Wicks who was not a team member. The members in the front row are, from left to right: Air Natonal Guard Tech Sgt. Warren Jones, Army Guard Staff Sgt. Michael Kapela, and Army National Guard Staff Sgt. William Snyder
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