SOCHI, Russia- New York Army National Guard Sgt. Nick Cunningham, the bobsled driver, and New York Army National Guard Sgt. Justin Olsen, a pusher, along with Army Sgt. Dallas Robinson and civilian Johnny Quinn make their first Olympic four-man bobsled training run aboard USA-2 at Sanki Sliding Centre in Krasnaya Polyana Russia on Feb. 19. The three Soldiers are all part of the Army World Class Athlete Program. The team did not make the Olympic finals, although the U.S. men's two man bobsled team did medal.
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Washington Post -- Tue, 12 Dec 2017 Clarence Beavers, pioneering black paratrooper and smoke jumper, dies at 96 Clarence Beavers, the last surviving member of Americas first black parachute unit, a World War II test platoon that went on to battle fires caused by Japanese bombs and paved the way for... (more)
Daily Gazette -- Mon, 11 Dec 2017 Ballston Spa woman named to top Air National Guard position Command Chief Master Sgt. Amy Giaquinto, of Ballston Spa, is the first woman and the first Air National Guard member to serve as the top enlisted adviser to the Adjutant General of New York.... (more)
DemRochester Democrat and Chronicle -- Mon, 11 Dec 2017 Army Guard member Joseph Nelk of Pittsford dies in Ukraine A 21-year-old New York Army National Guard member who deployed to Ukraine as part of the 7th Army Training Command's Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine died on Sunday.