JONES BEACH, N.Y.-- Six pararescue jumpers frm the New York Air National Guard's 103rd Rescue Squadron prepare to exit an HH-130 flown by the 102nd Rescue Squadron during the annual Jones Beach Air Show on Saturday, May 24. The 106th Rescue Wing units normally stag a jump as part of the annual air show but couldn't participate in 2013 because of federal budget cuts. The six Airmen conducted a static line jump from 15,000 feet, landed off shore, and sawm in as part of the event.
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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.