NEWBURGH, N.Y. - In the spirit of the season; SMSgt John Ramos, Mrs. Jeanne Dion, and Tech. Sgt. Ray Lucca load a pickup truck with donated gifts and food. The women and men of the 105th Airlift Wing, Stewart Air National Guard Base, raised over $7,500 in support of community charities this holiday. Stewart Air National Guardsmen adopted 24 Orange County families identified by local not for profit groups as requiring special assistance. Their goal: help their anonymous families' along the way to a joyous holiday season. In addition to gift donations, Air Guard personnel also operated a successful food drive in support of several community pantries.
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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.