BALLSTON SPA--New York Air National Guard Master Sgt. Kyle Defeo assigned to the 109th Airlift Wing in Scotia N.Y. helps load donated Christmas trees at Ellms Tree Farm in Ballston Spa N.Y. November 26 2018. Nearly 20 volunteers turned out to help load 130 Christmas Trees bound for military families at Fort Bragg N.C. The effort supported Trees for Troops a nationwide campaign of the Christmas Spirit Foundation to deliver donated trees to military personnel and their families across the country and around the globe.
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National Guard.mil -- Thu, 02 Jul 2020 NY National Guard Soldier's WWI story told in digital comic LATHAM, N.Y. Sgt. Henry Johnson, the Albany resident whose World War I service in the New York National Guards 369th Infantry Regiment was recognized with the Medal of Honor almost a century... (more)
WRGB -- Mon, 29 Jun 2020 Community Hero: Staff Sergeant Sarah Silvernail Staff Sergeant Sarah Silvernail, 105th Airlift Wing, New York Air National Guard was nominated by her dad who shared that Sarahs latest mission was performing COVID 19 testing at the testing... (more)
Times Union -- Mon, 29 Jun 2020 Duty Calls: Officer in Kuwait gets to see his new child via smartphone: Major in Kuwait saw scene of birth via home security system, phone Even though New York Army National Guard Maj. Michael C. Costello of Guilderland was on duty 6,128 miles from home, he didn't miss seeing his new daughter right after she was born. The 42nd... (more)