SYRACUSE-- New York Air National Guard Col. Tim Lunderman, commander of the 222nd Command and Control Squadron, poses with Rick and Lori Schneider after receiving "Real Heroes" awards from the American Red Cross. The three worked together to aid an elderly woman suffering a medical emergency at Hancock Airport on July 10. Only after the emergency was over did they realize they’d met at the funeral of the Schneider’s son, Marine Cpl. Kyle R. Schneider two days earlier. Cpl. Schneider was killed in Action on June 30, 2011.
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Riverhead News-Review -- Tue, 26 May 2020 Col. Shawn Fitzgerald of Cutchogue to become new commander of 106th Rescue Wing New York Air National Guard Col. Shawn Fitzgerald will become the next commander of the 106th Rescue Wing based in Westhampton Beach, the Air Force announced last week. Col. Fitzgerald, who... (more)
WVIB -- Mon, 25 May 2020 New Yorks National Guard is helping get COVID 19 test kits to communities in need NIAGARA FALLS N.Y. (WIVB) Members of the National Guard had the task this weekend of packaging about 350,000 COVID-19 testing kits. They had three days to get the job done and were able to... (more)
WTEN -- Fri, 22 May 2020 NY National Guard honors Memorial Day LATHAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) The New York National Guard honored fallen Guardsmen Friday with a smaller ceremony due to the coronavirus pandemic. The service was held at National Guard headquarters... (more)