CAMP SMITH TRAINING SITE-- Members of the New York Guard secure a stack of items donated for delivery for Puerto Rico at a warehouse on Camp Smith Training Site near Peekskill on Oct. 2, 2017. Over 30 members of the New York Guard State Defense Force, who have been on state active duty since last week at Camp Smith Training Site, continue to assist with the unloading, loading, sorting, packing and consolidating of donated reliefs supplies scheduled for delivery to those affect from the recent Hurricane in Puerto Rico.
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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.