ROSE, New York --Soldiers of the New York National Guard honor guard receive the remains of 1st Lieutenant John Thomas a World War II Army Air Forces pilot who was killed in 1943 at the Rose Cemetery in North Rose New York on May 20 2023. Thomas was killed in action during a World War 2 bombing mission called Operation Tidal Wave in 1943 and his remains were not identified until 2022.
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Olean Times Herald -- Thu, 25 May 2023 State & Union: Cuba native promoted to colonel in NY Guard Mark Frank, a Cuba-Rushford High School and St. Bonaventure University alumnus, has been promoted to colonel in the New York Army National Guard. The son of Douglas and Elizabeth Frank of... (more)
NationalGuard.mil -- Thu, 25 May 2023 Green Berets Train with New York Air Guard 106th Rescue Wing F.S. GABRESKI AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. Rescue aircraft circled overhead and Green Berets dropped in to recover a simulated friendly casualty in a joint combat rescue exercise with the... (more)
Times Union -- Wed, 24 May 2023 Soldier father's return is a storytime surprise in Rotterdam: Deployed to Kuwait since June, Army National Guard sergeant reunites with family at Rotterdam school There are plenty of tragic stories in the world right now. This is not one of them. Sgt. 1st Class William C. Rhodes of the Army National Guard was deployed to Kuwait just shy of a year... (more)