SCHENECTADY N.Y-Members of the New York Air National Guard attend a surprise promotion call for Senor Airman Samantha Post from the 107th Medical Group stationed at Stratton Air National Guard Base in support of the NY National Guard response to COVID19 as she was promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant in the New York Air National Guard.But the promotion wasnt the only total surprise to Amn Post. What made it even more special was that she was promoted by Major General Timothy LaBarge the Assistant Adjutant General and the Commander of the New York Air National Guard.The reason why the general wanted to be here was that Senior Airman now Staff Sergeant Post was on duty at the SUNY Albany COVID19 testing site this year when an emergency happened and Sgt Post saved a mans life.
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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)