SYRACUSE-- Members of the newly formed 108th Attack Squadron during a ceremony marking the Squadron's reactivation on Oct. 5, 2014 at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base. the 108th Attack Squadron will conduct the MQ-9 training activities-- instructing pilots, sensor operators and mechanics-- which were formerly one of the responsibilities of the 138th Attack Squadron. This change frees the 138th Attack Squadron to focus on operational missions. The 108th was an Air Control Squadron when it was inactivated in 1994.
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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.