KUWAIT--Sgt. Shaunte Augustine a Brooklyn resident is awarded the Army Achievement Medal by Capt. Odelle Despot HHC 369 Commander during a ceremony at Camp Arifjan Kuwait April 27 2017. Augustine was recognized for her outstanding dedication to duty and innovative performance in support of Operation Spartan Shield. Augustine is deployed to Kuwait with the 369th Sustainment Brigade famously known as the Harlem Hell Fighters and is set to redeploy this summer.
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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.