PARIS--Airmen from the New York Air National Guards 109th Airlift Wing attending the Paris Air Show June 17-23 point to the spot at Le Bourget Airport where Charles Lindbergh landed after flying solo from Long Island to Paris on May 21 1927 on June 18 2019. They are from left 1st Lt. Laura James Senior Airman Ben LaFond and 1st Lt. Dan Urbanski. The wing sent 12 Airmen and an LC-130 the worlds largest ski-equipped aircraft to participate in the world famous Paris Air Show.
DMNA Press Releases
NY National Guard In the News
Observer Dispatch -- Sun, 26 Jan 2020 New York Air National Guard promotions announced Major General Raymond F. Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent promotions of Raven Buchwald, Gary Gillespie, Edward Pugh, Vincent St. Onge and Eric... (more)
Times Union -- Sun, 26 Jan 2020 DUTY CALLS: Two Guard companies under new leadership Two Capital Region residents have assumed command of New York Army National Guard companies. Capt. Justin Kupinski of Rotterdam took command of Delta Company of the 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry... (more)
Air Force Times -- Sat, 25 Jan 2020 Airman dies on deployment to Antarctica An airman from the New York Air National Guard died of natural causes Jan. 11 while deployed to Antarctica as part of Operation Deep Freeze. Staff Sgt. George Girtler, 37, of the 109th Airlift... (more)