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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Associated Press, -- Wed, 26 Jan 2022 National Guard sees troops reupping despite COVID, hard year WASHINGTON (AP) Army Spc. Javzailia Pineiro joined New Yorks National Guard in late 2019, and started work as a truck driver just as the pandemic was starting to hit. For months she drove... (more)
Nationalguard.mil -- Tue, 25 Jan 2022 New York National Guard Soldiers, Airmen train as EMTs FARMINGDALE, N.Y. Its Jan. 18, and 37 New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are at Long Islands Farmingdale Armed Forces Reserve Center going through the steps for checking a patients... (more)
Madison County Courier -- Mon, 24 Jan 2022 Cazenovias Hamm takes command of 174th Operations Support Squadron New York Air National Guard Lt. Col Joshua Hamm, a 19-year Air Force veteran from Cazenovia, took command of the N174th Attack Wings Operations Support Squadron during a ceremony held at Hancock... (more)