CAMP LEMONIER, Djibouti--New York Army National Guard Warrant Officer Dave Lewis ( left) joins Brig. General Wayne Grigsby, commander of Combined Joint Task Force- Horn of Africa and a Soldier from the 1st Battalion 18th Infantry in cutting an Army Birthday cake on Saturday June 14 as the task force marked the Army's Birthday. Lewis tooks his turn cutting the cake as the oldest Soldier present. Traditionally oldest Soldier and youngest Soldier at an Army Birthday gathering join the ranking officer in cutting the cake.
Lewis and seven other New York Army National Guard aviators are operting a C-12 aircraft in support of CJTF-HOA.
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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)
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