BLOEMFONTEIN,South Africa -- Members of the joint New York Army and Air National Guard team participating in the South African Combat Rifle Competition receive their second place award during a ceremony here on March 11. The ten member New York National Guard Team--composed of five Airmen and five Soldiers--finished second place out of 35 teams and 350 individual shooters.Pictured are (from left) Tech Sgt. Weatherby, Master Sgt. Jose Pena-Rojas Staff Sgt. Mathew Zimmer, Senior Airman Mathew Rosen 1st Lt. Sean Lucas , Staff Sgt. Nicholas Hare, Sgt. Massami Yamakado, 1st Lt. Thomas Beach, 1st Lt. Wesley Roberts and Senior Master Sgt. Edward Stefik.
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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.