STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Newburgh - Master Sergeant Ron Burdewick (right) and Airman 1st Class Chris Kyle perform a push pull check of the elevator control system of a massive C-5A Galaxy. The test is part of a new inspection process known as Maintenance Steering Group 3, which is a proven commercial airline industry program that the 105th Airlift Wing's Maintenance Squadron has been able to adopt for the entire C-5 fleet of the U.S. Air Force
The 105th's Maintaince Squadron is being recognized for its accomplishment by being invited to compete for the Air Force Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award on Sept. 14 in Washington, D.C.
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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.