OVER THE ATLANTIC--New York Air National Guard Technical Sgt. Steven Benza, a loadmaster, and Chief Master Sgt. Craig Connor, a flight engineer, who are both assigned to the 106th Rescue Wing, work to assemble a medical supply cargo drop during a mission into the North Atlantic on May 20, 2022. The 106th Rescue Wing launched a mission to drop medical supplies to the crew of the French-registered sailboat Namah which was sailing from France to Panama and was 1,200 east of Long Island. A crewmember had second degree burns and the crew required supplies to treat her.
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Louisiana Illuminator -- Wed, 25 May 2022 Who is Sgt. William Henry Johnson, the recommended new namesake for Fort Polk? The panel tasked with finding new names for U.S. military bases that continue to honor the Confederacy has come up with its recommendation for nine Army installations around the country. They... (more)
The Suffolk Times/ Riverhead News-Review -- Tue, 24 May 2022 When she was needed, Senior Airman Tapia-Puma came to the rescue for the 106th Rescue Wing Last Thursday, Senior Airman Jocelyn Tapia-Puma was ending her typical workday at the New York Air National Guard base in Westhampton as an aviator resource manager when her commander asked... (more)
National Guard.mil -- Mon, 23 May 2022 New York Guard partner South Africa signs West Point pact WEST POINT, N.Y. New York National Guard leaders attended the signing of an agreement launching a cadet and faculty exchange program between the U.S. Military Academy and South Africas Stellenbosch... (more)