MENDONOfficials speak to each other following a ceremony held on June 11, 2023, in Mendon, New York to unveil a monument dedicated to three New York Army National Guard helicopter pilots who lost their lives when their UH-60 Black Hawk crashed in Mendon during a night training mission on January 20, 2022. The design of three flying geese commemorates warrant officers Steven Skoda, Daniel Prial and Christian Koch who were killed in the crash. Town officials commissioned the monument and a local artist created it. The memorial also includes plaques commemorating the three Guardsmen.
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WTEN -- Wed, 27 Sep 2023 New York National Guard holds ceremony for new commander (video) LATHAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) The New York National Guard headquarters in Latham got a new commander on Wednesday. Capt. Darren Hagan, a New Windsor resident, took over Joint Forces Headquarters... (more)
Army.mil -- Wed, 27 Sep 2023 NY Army Guard family has daughter baptized at training post chapel Camp Smith Training Site, Cortlandt Manor, N.Y. For Steven and Tabitha Demestrio having their daughter baptized by a military chaplain, at a military chapel, just made sense. So, on Sunday,... (more)
Syracuse.com -- Tue, 26 Sep 2023 Today s obituary: Robert F. Charlesworth, 53, retired Army colonel, worked at SRC Col. Robert F. Charlesworth, 53, of Manlius died Sept. 16 at home with his family. Charlesworth was born in Beacon, Dutchess County, and was a 1988 graduate of Rice Memorial High School... (more)