NIAGARA FALLS-- Members of the New York Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve, Army Reserve and New York Army National Guard, listen to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta during his visit to Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on Thursday, August 9. The Reserves and National Guard play a key role in the defense of the United States Paneta said. The Secretary visited the base at the request of local leaders. The base, run by the 914th Airlift Wing of the Air Force Reserve is home to the 107th Airlift Wing of the New York Air National Guard as well as an Armed Forces Reserve Center housing the Headquarters Troop of the Army National Guard’s 2nd Squadron 101st Cavalry and Army Reserve units.
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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.