STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE-- New York Air National Guard Col Howard N. Wagner Commander of the 105th Maintenance answers a question about cold weather aircraft maintenance operations from Brig Gen Mashoro Abel Phala the Senior Defense Attache to the United States from the Republic of South Africa after a tour of the 11th C-5M Super Galaxy undergoing refurbishment at the base.Prior to the tour Brig Gen Phala was given a briefing on 105th Airlift Wing operations by Col Timothy J. LaBarge 105AW commander Dec. 17 2013. The New York National Guard and the South African National Defense Force share ten-year old partnership through the National Guard's State Partnership Program.
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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.