ANTARCTICA--An LC-130 Hercules "Skibird" assigned to the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing flies past Mount Erebus, an active volcano in Antarctica, after taking off from the ice runway serving McMurdo Station, the center of United States Antarctic Program research in December 2022. The 109th Airlift Wing flies missions to Antarctica resupplying science stations across the continent.
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FlatlandKC.org, -- Thu, 22 Feb 2024 U.S. Army Base Renamed to Honor Black World War I Hero:Kansas City Family Recalls Henry Johnson With Pride What once was a Louisiana U.S. Army base named for a Confederate general today bears the name of a Black World War I U.S. Army private. Its a complicated story that took more than a century... (more)
Army.mil -- Wed, 21 Feb 2024 New York National Guard hosts Swedish delegation in NYC NEW YORK Maj. Gen. Ray Shields, the adjutant general of New York, hosted seven delegates from the Swedish Embassy and the Swedish Armed Forces HQ, February 7-9, for a visit highlighting New... (more)
Stars and Stripes -- Mon, 19 Feb 2024 Onondaga Colored Battalion was denied opportunity to join NY National Guard after Civil War (Tribune News Service) During the Civil War, abolitionist Frederick Douglass spoke about the effect that the enlistment of Black soldiers into the Union Army had on his people. Once let... (more)