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  • New York’s 109th Airlift Wing Begins 2024 Greenland Missions

    STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. - Four LC-130 “Skibirds” and about 75 Airmen from the New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing began the annual Greenland season supporting the National Science Foundation.The 109th flies the largest ski-equipped aircraft in the world, capable of

  • Air National Guard Wings Participate in Agile Rage Exercise

    SAVANNAH AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ga. - Almost 200 members of the 106th Rescue Wing, New York Air National Guard, participated in the Agile Rage 2024 exercise at the Savannah Combat Readiness Training Center in Georgia Feb. 26 to March 8.The goal of the exercise was to practice leading-edge combat

  • NY Air Guard Chief Completes Memorial Bataan Death March

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. - “You could feel the energy starting to rise while we were all just standing there,” New York Air National Guard Chief Master Sgt. Patricia Pullar recalled, describing the anticipation of her fellow racers before embarking on the 35th Annual Bataan Memorial Death

  • New York Air Guard Supports Arctic Edge Exercise

    STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. – Forty-six Airmen from the New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing participated in Arctic Edge 24, a U.S. Northern Command homeland defense exercise demonstrating U.S. military capabilities in extreme cold.The event demonstrated combined force

  • 109th Airlift Wing Wraps up Antarctic Science Support Mission

    STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. - The New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing concluded its annual Operation Deep Freeze mission, marking the end of another productive season supporting scientific research.From October to March, 366 Airmen worked at McMurdo Station, Antarctica,

  • 105th Airmen Support Security Forces Training at Red Flag

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. - Ten Airmen from the 105th Airlift Wing’s 205th Base Defense Squadron trained in cutting-edge base defense operational concepts at Exercise Red Flag 24-1 from Jan. 15-26.Exercise Red Flag was initially intended for aircrews to gain the experience of multiple intensive

  • New York Air National Guard Members Help Track Santa Claus

    ROME, N.Y. - New York Air National Guardsmen assigned to NORAD's Eastern Air Defense Sector will help track Santa as he makes his way around the world on Christmas Eve.Each year, the North American Aerospace Defense Command conducts NORAD Tracks Santa to help families monitor the progress of Santa

  • 107th Attack Wing Hosts Brazil for Space Development Workshop

    NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, N.Y. - The New York Air National Guard’s 222nd Command and Control Squadron, charged with helping to control and monitor U.S. military satellites, hosted four Brazilian officers during a week-long space training workshop Dec. 4-8.The Brazilian Navy and Air Force

  • 174th Attack Wing Fire Department named best in the Air National Guard

    HANCOCK FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, NY -- The Hancock Field Air National Guard Base Fire Department here was named the Chief Greg O. Winjum Fire Department of the Year for 2022 by the Air National Guard Fire Chief’s Association.The department, which is comprised of a mix of uniformed airmen from