STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Newburg-- New York Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Brian Burns prepares the nose area of C-17 Tail Number 10188, formerly assigned to Joint Base Charleston , for painting with 105th Airlift Wing markings on Wednesday, October 10.The plane, the second of two extended range C-17s, arrived at the base on Tuesday, Oct. 9. The new planes can fly over 6,000 miles before refueling instead of the 4,000 a standard C-17 can fly. This makes the wing more flexible in responding to missions, said Col Timothy LaBarge, the commander of the 105th.
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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)