ROME-- Airman 1st Class Nicholas Spine (right) receives the Outstanding Airman of the Year award from Eastern Air Defense Sector Commander Col. Emil Filkorn. Col. John Balbierer 224th Air Defense Group Commander is behind Spine. EADS and the 224th ADG held their annual awards banquet on Saturday Jan. 20 at Hotel Utica in Utica New York.The Eastern Air Defense Sector is responsible for the air defense of the eastern United States and is composed of New York Air National Guardsmen from the 224th Air Defense Group civilians and the Royal Canadian Air Force.
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NY National Guard In the News
Business Insider -- Wed, 20 Feb 2019 The 6 most powerful US states, ranked by National Guard forces that are bigger than some countries' As of December 2018, nearly 430,000 Americans served in the US Army and Air National Guard, according to Department of Defense data.
Citizen Soldier -- Tue, 12 Feb 2019 The Army National Guard's First Muster Born in Need: The Army National Guard's First Muster The oldest component of the United States Armed Forces, the Army National Guard, has always been the cornerstone of our Nation's defense.... (more)
Rome Sentinel -- Tue, 12 Feb 2019 224th Air Defense Group promotes four Four members of the New York Air National Guard's 224th Air Defense Group (ADG) have been promoted in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.