STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE--Airman 1st Class Dan James, a loadmaster from the New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing answers questions from Capitol Region media about the return of the units LC-130 aircraft from earthquake torn New Zealand.
James recalled the feeling of being in an earthquake and described the powerful sensation and sounds that he experience that day. The 109th deploys each year to Antarctica in support of Operation DEEP FREEZE and uses Christchurch New Zealand as deployed duty location to launch aircraft to and from McMurdo Station Antarctica. This aircraft made the 11,000 mile journey home on March 1st 2011.
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Syracuse.com -- Thu, 14 Nov 2019 Rep. Anthony Brindisi gains post on House Armed Services Committee Rep. Anthony Brindisi gains post on House Armed Services Committee
Nationalguard.mil -- Wed, 13 Nov 2019 NY National Guard, South Africa hold annual defense meeting PRETORIA, South Africa American and South African military officials, including a New York National Guard team headed by Brig. Gen. Michel Natali, explored joint training and exchange opportunities... (more)
WTEN -- Mon, 11 Nov 2019 This is Boss Lift (Video) SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) is a Department of Defense program that gives employers of guard and reserve members opportunities to get a... (more)