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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Nationalguard.mil -- Thu, 19 Nov 2020 N.Y. Senior Airman graduates from jungle warfare school MANAUS, Brazil When Senior Airman Caleb Lapinel showed up at Brazils Jungle Warfare Training School in September, he met special forces soldiers from Spain, Egypt and Indonesia; paratroopers... (more)
Nationalguard.mil -- Thu, 19 Nov 2020 109th AW on standby in New Zealand for Antarctica missions SCOTIA, N.Y. The New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing will not be flying to Antarctica this year to provide logistics support to the National Science Foundation's U.S. Antarctic... (more)
Army.mil -- Thu, 19 Nov 2020 New York National Guard Soldiers return from Middle East TROY, N.Y. One hundred and fifty New York Army National Guard Soldiers who deployed to the Middle East in March are returning to New York after out processing at Fort Hood, Texas. The Soldiers... (more)