MCMURDO STATION, Antarctica-- New York Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Peck, a member of the 109th Airlift Wing, runs the annual McMurdo Marathon in Antarctica on Jan. 11, 2015. He and Master Sgt. Michael Lazzari, also a 109th Airlift Wing member both ran the 26.2-mile course -- a feat few in the world can say they accomplished. The wing rotates Airmen and ski-eqipped LC-130 planes into and out of the United States McMurdo Station to support Antarctic research duiing the Antarctic summer from the wing's home at Stratton Air Natinal Guard Base in Scotia.
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National Guard.mil -- Tue, 02 Jul 2019 Sisters enlist, serve and retire together after 34 years LATHAM, N.Y. Two sisters who began their Army National Guard careers together, went to war in Afghanistan together and share a house together, are now planning their retirements from the... (more)
nationalguard.mil -- Thu, 20 Jun 2019 NY 109th Airlift Wing Sends Skibird to Paris Air Show PARIS One LC-130 "Skibird" and 12 Airmen from New York's Capital Region's 109th Airlift Wing are taking part in the International Paris Air Show which began June 17 and ends on... (more)
Troy Record -- Sun, 16 Jun 2019 Military officials celebrate Army's 244th birthday LATHAM, N.Y. - Officials with the New York National Guard recently came together to celebrate the Army's 244th birthday.