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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New York Times -- Sun, 28 Feb 2021 African-American Sacrifice in the Killing Fields of France:They fought and died as heroes for their country in World War I, only for segregation to persist SCHAULT, France The modest granite monument at the entrance to Schault, a village in eastern France, commemorates the sacrifice of the United States 369th Infantry Regiment, African-Americans... (more)
Democrat & Chronicle, -- Fri, 26 Feb 2021 Helicopter crash victims remembered: We lost three of our best The moment of silence in the aircraft hangar was pierced only by the airplane taking off in the distance. In ceremony befitting three fallen heroes, 400 people gathered to remember the selfless... (more)
WROC -- Fri, 26 Feb 2021 Memorial service honors fallen National Guard members ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) A memorial service was held Friday to honor the three National Guard soldiers who died last month after a helicopter crash in Mendon. Chief Warrant Officers 54-year-old... (more)