POESTENKILL -- Soldiers and family members of the 42nd Infantry Division enjoyed a sunny afternoon dancing to DJ Cool Cat at the Poestenkill Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 7466 in Poestenkill on Sept. 7. The day was filled with things for the entire family, to include horseshoes, volleyball, a water slide and a bouncy house. There were also drawings held to give away bicycles, childrens toys and other donated items. The 42nd's Family Readiness Group coordinated the event that was held last year at the same location.
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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.