WESTHAMPTON BEACH, NY - LtCol. John T. Law, Deputy Operations Group Commander for the 106th Rescue Wing, completes his final flight aboard an HC-130 with the 106th Rescue Wing at FS Gabreski ANG on September 30, 2016.Also known as "finiflights," these final flights are often celebrated with friends and family spraying down the pilot with firehoses. LtCol. Law's final flight took place the day of his retirement, following more than 24 years of service.
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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)
Newsday -- Sun, 10 Dec 2017 Clarence H. Beavers, last of WWII paratrooper pioneers, dies (Video) The Huntington resident was among 17 men who passed the military's first training for black paratroopers.
Army.mil -- Thu, 07 Dec 2017 Two brothers end NY National Guard service together in joint retirement LATHAM, N.Y. - Two brothers who deployed to Iraq together in 2005 marked the end of their service in the New York Army National Guard during a joint retirement ceremony at the New York National... (more)