KANDAHAR, Afghanistan- New York Army National Guard Sgt. John Stormm, a member of Detachment 1 Company B 3rd Battalion 126th Aviation (Heavy Lift) receives the Purple Heart and the Air Medal from Lt. Col. Mike Higginbotham, the commander of Task Force Knighthawk during award ceremonies here on April 18. Stormm received a bullet wound during a resupply mission in Afghanistan. The Soldiers of the Rochester-based detachment are preparing to return to the United States in May after a nine-month long rotation in Afghanistan.
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WAMC -- Fri, 14 Feb 2020 Schumer Pushes For New Squadron To Land At Stewart Air National Guard Base U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer is urging the secretary of the Air Force to select Stewart Air National Guard base in Orange County as home for a new squadron. Schumer, a Democrat... (more)
Riverhead Patch -- Thu, 13 Feb 2020 Elementary School Students Make 100s Of Valentines For Vets RIVERHEAD, NY Riverhead children opened their hearts to veterans for Valentine's Day. The Roanoke Avenue Elementary School Student Council presented Staff Sergeant Chris Clay, a member of... (more)
Stars and Stripes -- Wed, 12 Feb 2020 National Guard leaders say a Space Force National Guard is needed WASHINGTON Top National Guard leaders want the Pentagon to create a Space Force National Guard, which they said Wednesday was needed to ensure continuity between guard space operators and... (more)