TARRYTOWN - Former New York Giant offensive lineman, Bart Steven Oates autographs a miniature National Guard football for Staff Sgt. Charles Garretto, a member of the 142nd Attack Helicopter Battalion during the units 60-day Reintegration event at the Tarrytown Westchester Marriot on 15 Aug.
Another former Giant, defensemen George Martin, also attended the event. Both former athletes praised members of the 142nd for their service and recent return from Iraq during the two-day event.
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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.