GLENVILLE- Airmen from the 109th Airlift Wing provide funeral honors for New York Air National Guard Staff Sgt. George Girtler on January 31, 2020 at St. Anthony Cemetery, Glenville, N.Y. Girtler, a mechanic in the wing, died of a pulmonary embolism on January 11 while deployed to McMurdo Station, Antarctica with other members of the 109th Airlift Wing. Girtler, age 37,was an aircraft electrical and environmental specialist.
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Daily Messenger -- Sun, 23 Feb 2020 National Guard promotes local soldiers The New York Army National Guard recently promoted William Pulsifer, of Farmington, and Madison Keifer, of Shortsville. Keifer, who serves with the 222nd Military Police Company, was promoted... (more)
Times Union -- Sun, 23 Feb 2020 War veteran advances to lieutenant colonel Shawn Tabankin of Clifton Park, a veteran of multiple deployments to both Iraq and Afghanistan, has been promoted to lieutenant colonel during a ceremony at the New York National Guard Headquarters... (more)
WAMC -- Fri, 14 Feb 2020 Schumer Pushes For New Squadron To Land At Stewart Air National Guard Base U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer is urging the secretary of the Air Force to select Stewart Air National Guard base in Orange County as home for a new squadron. Schumer, a Democrat... (more)