NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION--Thirteen members of the New York Air National Guard’s 107th Airlift Wing departed Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on Saturday, February 25 for a three week intensive training event at Fort Bliss, Texas.
At Fort Bliss they will hone their combat skills prior to forward deploying overseas to Afghanistan.
Family members, friends and fellow airmen gathered to bid them farewell as they boarded an aircraft to depart for their six month tour of duty.
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Times Union -- Sun, 26 Jan 2020 DUTY CALLS: Two Guard companies under new leadership Two Capital Region residents have assumed command of New York Army National Guard companies. Capt. Justin Kupinski of Rotterdam took command of Delta Company of the 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry... (more)
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