CAMP ARIFJAN, KUWAIT--Soldiers of the 369th Sustainment Brigade celebrate the National Guards 380th birthday with a cake cutting ceremony Dec. 13, 2016 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. The National Guard is the oldest component of the U.S. military and traces its roots to Dec. 13, 1636 when the first militia regiments in North America were organized in Massachusetts. The 369th SB is a New York Army National Guard unit currently deployed in Kuwait in support of logistics operations in the U.S. Central Command area of operations.
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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.