Flushing, NY -- New York Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Sharon Rimal holds the coin used in the pre-match coin toss inside Arthur Ashe Stadium at the US Open Tennis Tournament on Labor Day. Rimal and U.S. Air Force Col. (Ret.) Terrance Holliday, the commissioner of veterans affairs for New York City, were recognized in a short ceremony during the third annual Military Appreciation Day at the US Open. Rimal serves with the NY Army National Guard’s 27th Financial Management Co. as the Readiness NCO and returned in the spring from a deployment to Kuwait.
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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.