New York Army National Guard Sgt. Justin Koers, a member of the six man Police Mentoring Team, plays with the local Afghan children in Dandar village, located in the Kohe Safi district, May 8. The PMT goes around the Parwan province helping the local Afghan National Police train as part of Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix. Koers is from the Guard's Company A, 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry from Geneseo, N.Y. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessica Dahlberg (RELEASED).
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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.