EXMOUTH, Western Australia-- New York Air National Guard Airmen assigned to the 107th Civil Engineer Squadron salute during ANZAC Day ceremonies held here on April 25. The members of the 107th Airlift Wing, based at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, were in Australia building a new facility at the H.E. Holt Naval Communications Station which will allow the installation of a new deep space surveillance radar being shipped from Antigua. ANZAC Day commemorates the heroism of the Australian and New Zealand Corps during World War I and in all conflicts since then, and is similar to Memorial Day in the United States. The New York Air National Guardsmen took part in a march through town and the ceremonies which followed
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Army Times -- Fri, 26 May 2017 New York National Guard leaders visit troops serving in Kuwait CAMP ARIFIJAN, KUWAIT Maj. Gen. Anthony German, the adjutant general of New York, got a firsthand look at the missions New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are conducting during a... (more)
Altus (Oklahoma) Times -- Fri, 26 May 2017 From 'Lost Boy' to citizen airman, Sudanese immigrant joins New York Air STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. - Thirty years ago and 6,000 miles away, Airman 1st Class Francis Andrew was a seven-year-old "Lost Boy." Andrew was one of about 20,000 Sundanese... (more)
WRGB -- Thu, 25 May 2017 New York National Guard marks Memorial Day with ceremony LATHAM, NY (WRGB)--National Guardsmen gathered Wednesday to honor New Yorkers who made the ultimate sacrifice, ahead of this Memorial Day weekend.