NIAGARA FALLS-- New York Air National Guard Master Sgt. Robert Farina embraces his children on August 16 after being apart for more than six months while providing security at Sather Air Base in Iraq.
Farina a member of the 107th Airlift Wing Security Forces Squadron was among the first wave of deployed SFS members to return home Sunday. Earlier in the year Farina and other SFS members were called upon to ensure the security of Sather Air Base, Baghdad, Iraq. "I'm, proud to serve my country but it's great to back home with my family," Farina said.
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Pike County Courier -- Tue, 06 Jun 2023 Milford. Local National Guard soldier receives new rank Major General Ray Shields, the adjutant general for the state of New York, announced the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability... (more)
NationalGuard.mil -- Tue, 06 Jun 2023 New York Guard Completes Horn of Africa Security Mission CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti The New York Army National Guards 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, celebrated a successful nine-month overseas deployment during a transfer of authority ceremony... (more)
Oswego County Today.com, -- Tue, 06 Jun 2023 Rochester Resident Becomes Commander Of New York Air Guard's 174th Attack Wing SYRACUSE, NY New York Air National Guard Col. John OConnor, a Rochester resident, took command of the Air Guards 174th Attack Wing during a June 4 ceremony at Hancock Field Air National Guard... (more)